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How mainstream news can reduce partisan hostility.

Smith, Glen (2016) How mainstream news can reduce partisan hostility. USApp– American Politics and Policy Blog (28 Jul 2016). Blog Entry.

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We know that watching partisan media makes people feel more negative towards political parties that they oppose, but what about the mainstream media? In a study of mainstream news media coverage of the 2008 election, Glen Smith finds that those who watched coverage of the presidential candidate on ABC, CBS, NBC, and PBS news became more positive to the leaders of the party that they opposed.

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Additional Information: © 2016 The Authors, USApp – American Politics and Policy Blog, The London School of Economics and Political Science.; Online
Divisions: Public Policy Group
Subjects: J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
Sets: Research centres and groups > LSE Public Policy Group
Collections > LSE American Politics and Policy (USAPP) Blog
Date Deposited: 15 Sep 2016 14:40
Last Modified: 19 Jun 2019 23:21

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