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America’s polarization – the impact of cable news

Via LLRXDon’t be too quick to blame social media for America’s polarization – cable news has a bigger effect, study finds: Homa Hosseinmardi and a group of researchers from Stanford University, the University of Pennsylvania and Microsoft Research tracked the TV news consumption habits of tens of thousands of American adults each month from 2016 through 2019. They discovered four aspects of news consumption that, when taken together, paint an unsettling picture of the TV news ecosystem.

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