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Social Control in the Face of Digital Propaganda


[ 1 ] Instytut Studiów Strategicznych, Wydział Bezpieczeństwa Narodowego, Akademia Sztuki Wojennej | [ 2 ] Instytut Teorii Bezpieczeństwa, Wydział Bezpieczeństwa Narodowego, Akademia Sztuki Wojennej | [ 3 ] Akademia Sztuki Wojennej | [ P ] employee | [ D ] phd student

Scientific discipline (Law 2.0)

[5.3] Security studies

Year of publication


Published in

European Research Studies Journal

Journal year: 2021 | Journal volume: vol. XXIV | Journal number: issue 2

Article type

scientific article

Publication language


  • Bezpieczeństwo narodowe
  • Dezinformacja
  • Fake news
  • Internet
  • Manipulacja (psychologia)
  • Propaganda
  • Społeczeństwo
  • Środki masowego przekazu
  • Walka informacyjna
  • Fake news
  • Mass media
  • National security
  • Propaganda

EN Purpose: The subject of research presented in this article is to analyze society in the face of digital propaganda, methods and instruments used, which ubiquity affects changes in the behavior of community members, which adversely affect social cohesion. Disrupting internal controlling processes pose a threat to state security. Design/Methodology/Approach: The main research method is literature review due to the theoretical form of conducted research. Conclusions: The result of the research is a conclusion distinguishing the most critical factors detrimental to the preservation of the autonomy of the system (state) due to the influence of external cyber propaganda. Practical implications: The conducted research aims to provide the basis for working out strategic recommendations for strengthening the state's information security and creating assumptions for training the staff of the state administration, social organizations, and economic entities in this field. Because without rational shaping of the infosphere, the state, its economy, and armed forces cannot function. Originality/Value: The article presents a systemic analysis of the phenomenon of social control in the face of external propaganda with its methods and instruments, fake news, manipulation formulating the recognition of the causes of influence, and susceptibility of users to fake news.

Pages (from - to)

1057 - 1069





Bibliografia, netografia na stronach 1068-1069. JEL: C53, C63.

License type

CC BY (attribution alone)

Open Access Mode

open journal

Open Access Text Version

final published version

Date of Open Access to the publication

at the time of publication

Ministry points / journal


Ministry points / journal in years 2017-2021