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Americans don’t live in partisan news echo chambers

Garrett, R. Kelly, Carnahan, Dustin and Lynch, Emily K. (2013) Americans don’t live in partisan news echo chambers. LSE American Politics and Policy (14 Oct 2013). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Popular belief holds that with the increasing polarization of partisan politics, Americans increasingly consume only news sources that support their favored policy and ideology, especially online sources. Using survey research, R. Kelly Garrett, Dustin Carnahan and Emily K. Lynch find the purported ‘echo chamber effect’ to be false. Not only are Americans not abandoning mainstream news sources for partisan sources online, those who do use news sources that share their point of view are more likely to also use sources that have an opposite agenda.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/
Additional Information: © 2013 The Author; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: F History United States, Canada, Latin America > F001 United States local history
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Sets: Collections > LSE American Politics and Policy (USAPP) Blog
Date Deposited: 25 Jul 2014 09:55
Last Modified: 04 Jul 2019 23:18
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/58260

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