People’s Internet-practices and information preferences

People’s Internet-practices and information preferences

Reutov Е.V.

Cand. Sci. (Sociol.), Assoc. Prof., Belgorod National Research University, Belgorod, Russia.

Trishina T.V.

Institute of regional personnel policies, Belgorod, Russia

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Reutov Е.V., Trishina T.V. People’s Internet-practices and information preferences. Sotsiologicheskie issledovaniya [Sociological Studies]. 2015. No 4. P. 140-148


Intrenet tends to gradually displace traditional media in the structure of media-preferences of Russia’s population, especially in age groups up to 40. Basic Internet function is communicative one, a fact confirmed by the results of our study. Social networks and blogs are the most demanded sort of net-resources. Main barriers in the way of further Internet expansion into life space of citizens have already not infrastructural, but a competence-bound and social cultural character.

media preferences; information channels; news from Internet
Content No 4, 2015