Partisan Evaluation of Partisan Information

  title={Partisan Evaluation of Partisan Information},
  author={Albert C. Gunther and Stephanie Edgerly and Heather Akin and James A. Broesch},
  journal={Communication Research},
  pages={439 - 457}
One recent and conspicuous change in the U.S. media landscape has been the shift toward more markedly partisan news content. At the same time, data suggest that the media audience has become more polarized across a wide array of controversial and politicized issues. Recruiting from a group of highly polarized opponents of childhood vaccinations, this study employed a 3 (content bias) × 2 (partisan vs. neutral participants) × 2 (information source) experimental design to examine audience… 

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