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News Information Decoupling: An Information Signature of Catastrophes in Legacy News Media

@article{Nielbo2021NewsID,
  title={News Information Decoupling: An Information Signature of Catastrophes in Legacy News Media},
  author={Kristoffer L. Nielbo and Rebekah Baglini and Peter Bjerregaard Vahlstrup and Kenneth C. Enevoldsen and Anja Bechmann and Andreas Roepstorff},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2021},
  volume={abs/2101.02956}
}
Content alignment in news media was an observable information effect of Covid-19’s initial phase. During the first half of 2020, legacy news media became ‘corona news’ following national outbreak and crises management patterns. While news media are neither unbiased nor infallible as sources of events, they do provide a window into socio-cultural responses to events. In this paper, we use legacy print media from Denmark to empirically derive the principle News Information Decoupling (NID) that… Expand

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