The Role of Jordanian Electronic Newspapers in Educating the Jordanian Public about Security Issues

Ismat Thalji Farhan Haddad


The study aimed to find out the degree of follow-up of the Jordanian public to security issues in Jordanian electronic newspapers, and the effects of this follow-up through the use of the media audience survey method by applying it to a sample of (450) individuals of the Jordanian public. The study found that the vast percentage of respondents (82.7%) follow up on different degrees of security issues in Jordanian electronic newspapers for many reasons, most notably "understanding security issues affecting society. Al-Rai newspaper came at the forefront of the newspapers through which respondents follow these issues, and the issues of protests and sit-ins came at the forefront of the issues they follow, and the most prominent cognitive effects of the respondents' follow-up to security issues were "increasing knowledge of security issues inside Jordan. The most prominent emotional effects were in "arousing sympathy for victims of terrorist operations," while the most prominent behavioral effects were "sharing security topics through social media platforms."

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