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From Partisan Media to Misperception: Affective Polarization as Mediator
This article provides evidence that affective polarization is an important mechanism linking conservative media use to political misperceptions. Partisan media’s potential to polarize is well
Partisan Media Selectivity and Partisan Identity Threat: The Role of Social and Geographic Context
There is growing concern about the polarizing impact of citizens primarily choosing sources of political information consistent with their existing partisan perspective. Although research has begun
Political Comedy as a Gateway to News Use, Internal Efficacy, and Participation: A Longitudinal Mediation Analysis
Despite a great deal of research, much about the effects of political comedy programming on its viewers remains uncertain. One promising line of work has focused on increased internal political
Understanding The Daily Show with Jon Stewart: Effects in a New Media Environment
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Improving the replicability and generalizability of inferences in quantitative communication research
  • Jacob A. Long
  • Sociology
    Annals of the International Communication…
  • 3 July 2021
ABSTRACT This paper discusses the assessment of quality of quantitative communication research in light of the so-called ‘replicability crisis’ that has affected neighboring disciplines. For social
Entertainment Use and Political Ideology: Linking Worldviews to Media Content
This study integrates and builds upon research on moral psychology, entertainment media selection, and political communication that has established a link between political ideology and moral