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“The stark contrast between editorial dynamics and electoral preferences might lead to two trends directly affecting the news media in the short-term future.”
Plus: Political podcasts get a big convention bump, WBUR tries an “audio newsletter” around fitness, and a new take on mobile podcast creation.
“Sometimes when I catch myself rolling my eyes at a new platform, I say to myself, don’t be a snob. That’s how you got your big break.”
“My sense is that what we have here is a feedback loop. Does media attention increase a candidate’s standing in the polls? Yes. Does a candidate’s standing in the polls increase media attention? Also yes.”
We sift through the academic journals so you don’t have to. Here are 10 of the most interesting studies about social and digital media published in 2015.
The impact of Do Not Track on news outlets and the complexities of filter bubbles and polarization: all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.
A new study by the Pew Research Center examines how Americans’ news consumption habits correlate with where they fall on the political spectrum.
When journalists factcheck politicians (or don’t), how to flag bad behavior on social media, and getting past slactivism: all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.