Media context of manifestation of patriotic sentiments by the representatives of East and West Ukraine

- Вознесенська, Олена Леонідівна ( and Череповська, Наталія Іванівна ( (2015) Media context of manifestation of patriotic sentiments by the representatives of East and West Ukraine Проблеми політичної психології, 2 (16). pp. 74-88.


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The authors put forward the idea of stimulating patriotic seentiments by means of media targeted influence on pesonality’s emotional sphere. Piloting of the media education tools in order to develop abilities to reflect on patriotic emotions and sentiments allowed exploring the influence of media visual content on their actualization as well as defining peculiarities of patriotism manifestations by the representatives of different regions of Ukraine. A comparative analysis of the perception of different patriotic photographic mages by the residents of Eastern and Western Ukraine and patriotic feelings caused by them helped identify certain differences in cultural and communication indications, understanding of patriotism, and patriotic manifestations. It was found out that the repesentatives of the East of the country are more pessimistic about the future. In general, knowledge of Ukraine’s history patterns helps to keep faith and have hope when looking into the future. A hositive impact of perceiving the pictures with patriotic content on the process of actualization and strengthening of patriotentiments was discovered. The tendency of patriotic citizens to communicate on patriotic topics in real life as well as in social networks was found. The use of media texts and other means of media influence on individual emotional sphere is a valid diagnostic method of investigating patriotic feelings. Besides, it allows defining peculiarities of their manifestation, their level of development and makes it possible to explore the general structure of the factors influencing the development of individual patriotism. A low level of media competency of the survey participants was diagnosed. The study recorded a strong influence of media visual content on people’s psyche, which proves the urgency of arranging media educational events in the information space of Ukraine.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: patriotism, patriotic sentiments, innovative methods, visual media texts, reflection of emotions and feelings.
Subjects: Science and knowledge. Organization. Computer science. Information. Documentation. Librarianship. Institutions. Publications > 1 Philosophy. Psychology
Divisions: The Institute of Social and Political Psychology > Laboratory for Psychology of Mass Communication and Media Education
Depositing User: lab Media Psy
Date Deposited: 03 Jun 2017 14:09
Last Modified: 17 Jul 2018 18:48


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