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Existence of Social Media in Pandemic Boon or Bane

Journal: International Journal of Trend in Scientific Research and Development (Vol.4, No. 4)

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Page : 30-33

Keywords : Social Science; Media; alarming; lockdown; safeguard; countryside; boon; bane;

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This article aims to highlight the role and accountability of media and social networking sites in the pandemic situation. In the contemporary world, where everything is being advanced, the role and position of media and social networking sites have also been changed and become more strong. The year 2020 has marked its name in history due to the lockdown and closing of all the borders and states. This kind of lockdown has never ever been happened in the society and in the world. This is due to the virus namely Corona Virus, due to which this type of situation has occurred. Now, in such hard time, the role of media has also increased. Their role is just not to protect the life of people but also ensure that no wrong information be shared with the people which resulted in misleading the folk. Along with that, the role of media is to be the safeguard of the society and help the authorities to know the position of people living in countryside and urban areas. Hence, this article would try to analyze the role played by media and tries to find out whether social networking and media are boon for the society or bane in this alarming situation. Gurpreet Kaur "Existence of Social Media in Pandemic: Boon or Bane" Published in International Journal of Trend in Scientific Research and Development (ijtsrd), ISSN: 2456-6470, Volume-4 | Issue-4 , June 2020, URL: Paper Url :

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