A News Case Study: Profiles and Attitudes of Czechs that Believe in Conspiracy Theories


19 Nov 2020/Jonáš Syrovátka, Šimon Pinkas

A new PSSI study based on data gathered from the research project “Voices of Central and Eastern Europe” aims to describe profiles, attitudes and values of those Czech citizens who believe in conspiracy theories.

Although the debate concerning disinformation is quite vibrant in the Czech Republic, there only exists a vague idea concerning what kind of people spread and believe in disinformation. Knowing their profile, however, is key for the ability to craft suitable strategies that would help communication with them and also to assess the real impact of disinformation on our society. Read the findings of the resulting study (in Czech and English) here.