International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Pedagogy | Vietnam | Volume 9 Issue 12, December 2020 | Rating: 6.8 / 10


Mechanism of Formation and Giving Related News Ethnic and Religion in the Tay Nguyen Area, Vietnam

Lu Thi Mai Oanh | Nguyen Thi Nhu Thuy [2]


Abstract: Rumor is a common psychosocial phenomenon that exists in all human societies. In conditions of lack of information, or when the media campaigns of public agencies fail, rumors will appear more and more and spread quickly. The negative impacts of rumors on people's lives as well as the stability and development of society are very serious, especially in the context of crisis, conflicts and disasters. The article identifies ethnic and religious rumors in the Tay Nguyen area and applies the theory of Allpost and Postman in analyzing the mechanism of rumor formation and spread to propose a solution to suppressing rumors. True rumors as well as limit negative impacts caused by rumors. Our research results show that most of the events surrounding the lives of the people of Tay Nguyen - Vietnam are rumored and spread in the form of rumors related to the exercise of autonomy. Due to belief, religion or discrimination, racism. These rumors are formed and spread according to the law of spreading rumors that Allport, Leo Postman pointed out, and there are some other forms of transformation that Postman has not mentioned.


Keywords: rumors, ethnicity, religion, Tay Nguyen area


Edition: Volume 9 Issue 12, December 2020,


Pages: 91 - 95


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