Presenter Information

Audris NarbutasFollow

Location

Examining COVID-Pandemic Policies

Level of Education

Doctoral

Keywords

Lithuania, Pandemic, Trust in Media

Presenter Names and Speeches.

Presenter: Audris Narbutas doctoral student at Kaunas University of Technology (KTU), Research group of Civil Society and Sustainability.

Moderator: Dr. Kahlib Fischer

Description

In order to manage Pandemic of Covid -19, Lithuania started unprecedented campaign of promotion of vaccination. One the main instruments which were implemented by the Government of the Republic of Lithuania were Opportunity passport. This document gave permission for those people who were vaccinated to participate in many activities, which were limited to unvaccinated people including opportunity to go to huge supermarkets. However, different approach on management of Pandemic and Opportunity passport created enormous alienation in the society of Lithuania. One of the expressions of this phenomenon was dramatic decrease of trust in Media. By using process trace method I will show how and why situation of trust in media I will try to answer the questions why and how trust of Media decreased in Lithuania? What long term consequences could cause such changes? Answer to these questions is the main goal of my presentation.

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Pandemic and Crisis of Trust in Media: Case of Lithuania

Examining COVID-Pandemic Policies

In order to manage Pandemic of Covid -19, Lithuania started unprecedented campaign of promotion of vaccination. One the main instruments which were implemented by the Government of the Republic of Lithuania were Opportunity passport. This document gave permission for those people who were vaccinated to participate in many activities, which were limited to unvaccinated people including opportunity to go to huge supermarkets. However, different approach on management of Pandemic and Opportunity passport created enormous alienation in the society of Lithuania. One of the expressions of this phenomenon was dramatic decrease of trust in Media. By using process trace method I will show how and why situation of trust in media I will try to answer the questions why and how trust of Media decreased in Lithuania? What long term consequences could cause such changes? Answer to these questions is the main goal of my presentation.