Right-Wing YouTube: A Supply and Demand Perspective

@article{Munger2020RightWingYA,
  title={Right-Wing YouTube: A Supply and Demand Perspective},
  author={Kevin Munger and Joseph Phillips},
  journal={The International Journal of Press/Politics},
  year={2020},
  volume={27},
  pages={186 - 219}
}
YouTube is the most used social network in the United States and the only major platform that is more popular among right-leaning users. We propose the “Supply and Demand” framework for analyzing politics on YouTube, with an eye toward understanding dynamics among right-wing video producers and consumers. We discuss a number of novel technological affordances of YouTube as a platform and as a collection of videos, and how each might drive supply of or demand for extreme content. We then provide… 

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