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Articles tagged news consumption (26)

A new study finds that certain personality traits might make you exaggerate — or underestimate — how much political news you consume.
“[T]he question is not whether the problem is real, but how research might quantify and describe its true prevalence, and how to address the problem.”
A healthy chunk of Facebook users say they don’t get much news there any more — an outcome to be both expected and desired.
Slow news has been pitched as a way to break through the noise and reach audiences exhausted by the daily headlines. But it’s still fast-news junkies who are most attracted to it, this new research finds.
The kids, it turns out, are alright.
Forty-two percent of Democrats say the news they get on social media has helped their understanding of current events, compared to 24 percent of Republicans who say the same thing.