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Perceptions about the mass media among the students from Republic of Moldova


  • Stefanescu, Razvan
  • Dumitriu, Ramona
  • Nistor, Costel


The last decades revealed the importance of mass media in a society. Regarding the Republic of Moldova the role of mass media is influenced by some particularities of the economic, politic and social activities. Moldova is among the poorest states from Europe and its political situation is still unstable. On the markets of mass media from Moldova there are in competition different categories of participants: domestics and foreigners, public and private entities. This paper presents the results of an investigation among a group of students from the Republic of Moldova regarding their perceptions about mass media. Such results could contribute to understanding the impact of mass media for an important segment of the Bessarabian society.

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  • Stefanescu, Razvan & Dumitriu, Ramona & Nistor, Costel, 2011. "Perceptions about the mass media among the students from Republic of Moldova," MPRA Paper 41622, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 23 Mar 2011.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:41622

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    Mass Media preferences; Trust in Mass Media; Bessarabian Students;

    JEL classification:

    • H89 - Public Economics - - Miscellaneous Issues - - - Other
    • H49 - Public Economics - - Publicly Provided Goods - - - Other
    • L33 - Industrial Organization - - Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise - - - Comparison of Public and Private Enterprise and Nonprofit Institutions; Privatization; Contracting Out


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