Special Issue 2, 2018
By: Rahimzade Vugar Ganjali
Azerbaijan National Academy of Siences, Nakhcivan Section
Information policyis an activity of a person to actualize and realize his interests in society by means of creation, modification, preservation and transfer of all types of information. Information policy is a special field of people`s activity who is involved in the presentation and dissemination of information (political figures, scientists, analysts, journalists, listeners, readers and etc.) that meets interests of social groups and public institutions. Information policy has two types: state and private.
Information policy is informatiology of the mass media. Informatiology of the mass media considers how it shapes ideological, political, economic and other views, thoughts, knowledge and evaluation that influence the welfare, culture, conduct of people and all sides of their life. According to the main principle of the implementation of state information policy the interests of a person and state must be mutually preserved. The mass media can operate freely and play a growing role in public changes.
Keywords: information policy, informatiology, mass media, information society, Socio-Political System Internet media.