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Niche News: The Politics of News Choice

Natalie Jomini Stroud

Abstract

Fox News, MSNBC, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Rush Limbaugh Show, National Public Radio—a list of available political media sources could continue without any apparent end. This book investigates how people navigate these choices. It asks whether people are using media sources that express political views matching their own, a behavior known as partisan selective exposure. By looking at newspaper, cable news, news magazine, talk radio, and political website use, this book offers a look to-date at the extent to which partisanship influences our media selections. Using data f ... More

Keywords: media sources, political views, partisan selective exposure, newspaper, cable news, news magazine, talk radio, website

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780199755509
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755509.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Natalie Jomini Stroud, author
University of Texas-Austin

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