Partisan Differences in Opinionated News Perceptions: A Test of the Hostile Media Effect

  title={Partisan Differences in Opinionated News Perceptions: A Test of the Hostile Media Effect},
  author={Lauren A. Feldman},
  journal={Political Behavior},
The proliferation of opinion and overt partisanship in cable news raises questions about how audiences perceive this content. Of particular interest is whether audiences effectively perceive bias in opinionated news programs, and the extent to which there are partisan differences in these perceptions. Results from a series of three online experiments produce evidence for a relative hostile media phenomenon in the context of opinionated news. Although, overall, audiences perceive more story and… 

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