Fortus: economic&political researches <p>This journal provides platform for the researchers, innovators, scholars to share their research in the field of Social Sciences &amp; Humanities: Economics, Political science, Sociology, Philosophy and related disciplines. Academic and research publications reflect the views of authors on a variety of economic, political, social and cultural issues.&nbsp;&nbsp;The relevance of this journal is determined by a growing interest in interdisciplinary researches, current humanitarian challenges facing Russia and the world as the whole.&nbsp;&nbsp;The main goal of the editorial team is to study the effective political, economic, legal and other preconditions for changes in society.&nbsp;&nbsp;The name of the journal symbolizes reliability and fundamental nature of scientific researches, their significance in the development of society. It is our hope that in the same way that the fortress founded in 1663 gave rise to Penza, our journal is meant to be the basis of cultural and scientific renaissance.</p> ООО "Поволжская школа бизнеса" en-US Fortus: economic&political researches 2658-6290 BASIC INDICATORS OF THE SINGAPORE INDEX OF READINESS OF SMART INDUSTRY <p>The index is a deliberate attempt to analytically challenge new realities. The index has been approved as a comprehensive tool for all companies, regardless of their size or the industry in which they operate. The index strikes a balance between technical rigor and practical applicability. It defines the end States and intermediate steps required for continuous improvement; and it covers three basic blocks (technology, process, and organization) critical to achieving a future outcome. And helps determine where to start, how to scale, and what can be done to support company growth regardless of size, profile, and maturity level</p> Дмитрий Георгиевич Маслов Олеся Николаевна Сафонова ##submission.copyrightStatement## 2019-09-30 2019-09-30 3(5) THE MEDIA AS AN INSTITUTION OF POLITICAL CONTROL <p>The article is devoted to the study of political control and mass media. Mass media, along with education, power structures, culture and art, state structures are considered as one of the effective institutions of political control both in retrospect and in the present. <br>The problem of effectiveness of television and the Internet from the point of view of mass indoctrination, impact on mass consciousness and formation of public opinion is considered. Consideration of the question of which source of information-the media or the Internet - is a priority at the present time, in the context of this article allows us to draw conclusions about the level of effectiveness of television media as the Institute of political control. The effectiveness of television in the structure of modern mass media in the context of this article is confirmed by the results of sociological surveys. <br>On the basis of an interdisciplinary approach the conceptual apparatus of the study is clarified</p> Наталья Анатольевна Володина ##submission.copyrightStatement## 2019-09-30 2019-09-30 3(5) REPRODUCTIVE BEHAVIOR OF MUSCOVITES: PLANS AND REALITY <p>The article deals with the peculiarities of reproductive behavior of the population of the capital of the Russian Federation. Demographic factors determining this behavior and its motivation are analyzed. Possible directions of influence on change of reproductive plans of Muscovites are investigated.</p> Елена Сергеевна Кубишин ##submission.copyrightStatement## 2019-09-30 2019-09-30 3(5)