About ICS

The Institute of Communication Studies is a leading research organization in the field of journalism and media studies, public relations and corporate communications. Our mission is to contribute towards strengthening of Macedonian democracy by working with media, civil society and public institutions, educating a critical public that will ask for greater transparency and accountability through engagement in the policy creation process.


Report from research of citizens’ ability to discern and deal with disinformation

This report includes the findings of the public opinion research that refers to identification of citizens’ ability to discern and deal with disinformation. The research has several goals: determine the awareness of citizens about the threats posed by disinformation and their respective techniques, sources, financing, motives and impacts; determine the knowledge and skills for discerning disinformation, the behavior of citizens in relation to disinformation, and aims to identify the practices of creating media content.

The research is part of the “Use facts” project, which will be implemented by the Institute of Communication Studies in the period from 2022 to 2025, with the support of the British Embassy in Skopje.