How government-controlled media shifts policy attitudes through framing

  title={How government-controlled media shifts policy attitudes through framing},
  author={Jennifer Pan and Zijie Shao and Yiqing Xu},
  journal={Political Science Research and Methods},
  pages={317 - 332}
Abstract Research shows that government-controlled media is an effective tool for authoritarian regimes to shape public opinion. Does government-controlled media remain effective when it is required to support changes in positions that autocrats take on issues? Existing theories do not provide a clear answer to this question, but we often observe authoritarian governments using government media to frame policies in new ways when significant changes in policy positions are required. By… 
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