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How the 'ESPN effect' of framing politics as a conflict benefits more combative candidates like Trump and Sanders

Cox Han, Lori and Calfano, Brian (2017) How the 'ESPN effect' of framing politics as a conflict benefits more combative candidates like Trump and Sanders. USApp - American Politics and Policy Blog (23 Nov 2017). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

For many observers, how we discuss politics is beginning to have more and more common with the rhetoric of sports. In the 2016 election, candidates like Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders adopted a more adversarial style. Lori Cox Han and Brian Calfano examine how a more head-to-head campaign style influences voters, finding that both Trump and Sanders benefit if campaigns ...

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/
Additional Information: © 2017 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications
J Political Science > JC Political theory
Sets: Collections > LSE American Politics and Policy (USAPP) Blog
Date Deposited: 11 Dec 2017 15:34
Last Modified: 31 Jan 2019 06:45
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/86109

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