Friday, January 8, 2010

Topic: Reading About Politics

10-second review: Suggests that readers select articles that only reinforce their political attitudes.

Title: “Looking the Other Way: Selective Exposure to Attitude-Consistent and Counter-Attitudinal Political Information.” S Knobloch-Westerwick and J Meng. Communication Research, 36 (3), 426-448, 2009.

Comment: Says something about critical thinking. People will either not read or ignore what they do not agree with. RayS.

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