The Appeal of Media Populism: The Media Preferences of Citizens with Populist Attitudes

  title={The Appeal of Media Populism: The Media Preferences of Citizens with Populist Attitudes},
  author={Michael Hameleers and Linda Bos and Claes H. de Vreese},
  journal={Mass Communication and Society},
  pages={481 - 504}
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