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Why trying to break people out of their echo chambers might be counterproductive.

Beam, Michael, Hmielowski, Jay and Hutchens, Myiah (2020) Why trying to break people out of their echo chambers might be counterproductive. USApp – American Politics and Policy Blog (30 Sep 2020). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Concerns over political polarization has led to calls for people to reach out and talk to those with opposing views. But, in new research, Jay Hmielowski, Myiah Hutchens and Michael Beam find that these conversations may in fact be pushing people further into their own partisan media echo chambers.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/
Additional Information: © 2020 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
Date Deposited: 05 Nov 2020 15:06
Last Modified: 01 Jun 2021 23:25
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/106918

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