MEDIA TRENDS AND THEIR ROLE IN PERPETUATING OR CORRECTING INFORMATION RISKS
This research paper examines the influence of media trends on information risks through a multi-method approach. The study begins by examining various categories of information risks. To achieve the research objective, the methodology combines a thorough literature review on media trends and their impact on information risks with interviews conducted with 15 experts in the field. By integrating insights from both literature and expert opinions, a comprehensive understanding of the subject matter is achieved. The findings indicate that media trends can have both positive and negative implications for information risks. Additionally, the study reveals that media trends play a dual role in both exacerbating and mitigating data breaches and cyberattacks. In conclusion, the paper discusses the implications of these findings and offers practical recommendations for organizations to effectively manage and minimize information risks in light of evolving media trends.
Media Trends, Information Risks, Perpetuating, Digital Media, Misinformation, Fake News.