News exposure predicts anti-Muslim prejudice

Abstract

News coverage of Islamic extremism is reigniting debates about the media's role in promoting prejudice toward Muslims. Psychological theories of media-induced prejudice date to the 1950's, and find support from controlled experiments. However, national-scale studies of media effects on Muslim prejudice are lacking. Orthogonal research investigating media… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0174606

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@inproceedings{Shaver2017NewsEP, title={News exposure predicts anti-Muslim prejudice}, author={John H Shaver and Chris G. Sibley and Danny Osborne and Joseph Bulbulia}, booktitle={PloS one}, year={2017} }