In 2020, the publication of the scientific and analytical journal “Information Society” is fully transferred to the online format. It is in this format that the first issue of the journal for 2020 was published. It is completely open to reading on a new digital platform (texts in Russian with English metadata and abstracts).
Inna Lola and Murat Bakeev from the Higher School of Economics presented the results of a study of digital activity with an assessment of the intensity of digital transformation of Russian manufacturing enterprises based on the generalized opinions of entrepreneurs and managers regarding the introduction of digital technologies in production sector.
Yulia Stakhovskaya, representing Tomsk State University, put forward and confirmed a hypothesis about the connection between the strategy of self-presentation of representatives of the digital generation and the context of the Russian social networks, each having its own unique culture of communication. The article by Yulia Koblova from the Saratov Socio-Economic Institute examines the specifics of the formation of virtual space in the modern information-network economy. The motives of the activity of virtual space agents, based on the established values of the Internet, are described, and the features of behavioral practices are also revealed. An article by Viktor Naumov and Svetlana Lyalkova (Dentons) is devoted to the issue of legal protection of digital cultural heritage.
Andrey Druzhinin (Academy of Media Industry) conducted a comprehensive study of the problem field associated with the work of news aggregators. The article by Alexander Efanov (National Research University Higher School of Economics) analyzes the so-called “Laws on fake news” adopted in 2019 and its main methodological collisions. Authors from Novosibirsk State University – Yulia Otmakhova, Dmitry Devyatkin, Alexey Kreskin and Natalya Usenko – identify key centers of competence in radiation technologies for irradiation of food and raw materials, using methods of full-text search, analysis of publications and patent analysis of Russian and foreign patents.
Polad Heydarov from the Institute of Systems Management of the National Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan proposes the creation of a system where all information from all purchases and buyer’s data will be sent to a single center and stored in a single database for subsequent use of these data in various other areas of government activity.