Changing Minds or Changing Channels?: Partisan News in an by Kevin Arceneaux,Martin Johnson PDF

By Kevin Arceneaux,Martin Johnson

We dwell in an age of media saturation, the place with a couple of clicks of the remote—or mouse—we can song in to programming the place the evidence healthy our ideological predispositions. yet what are the political results of this big panorama of media selection? Partisan information has been roundly castigated for enhancing past ideals and contributing to the hugely polarized political surroundings we have now this present day, yet there's little proof to help this declare, and masses of what we all know in regards to the effect of stories media come from reviews that have been performed at a time whilst audience selected from between six channels instead of scores.

Through a chain of leading edge experiments, Kevin Arceneaux and Martin Johnson exhibit that such feedback is unfounded. american citizens who watch cable information are already polarized, and their publicity to partisan programming in their selection has little impression on their political positions. in truth, the other is right: audience turn into extra polarized while compelled to observe programming that opposes their ideals. a way more troubling outcome of the ever-expanding media atmosphere, the authors express, is that it has allowed humans to track out the inside track: the 4 premiere partisan information courses draw an insignificant 3 percentage of the full variety of humans staring at television.

Overturning a lot of the normal knowledge, Changing Minds or altering Channels? reveal that the powerful results of media publicity present in previous study are easily now not appropriate in today’s extra saturated media landscape.

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