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“The ‘first and most voiced complaint’ from participants was that news coverage of people like them skewed toward negative stories or reflected them in a negative light.”
A deep linguistic analysis finds that newspapers today are a lot like newspapers 30 years ago. But TV news — especially cable news — has ramped up the emotion, the conversationality, and the arguing.
“Whenever you have an individual interaction, a lot of the bluster, a lot of the generalizations, a lot of the group identifications fall away,” one participant in Pennsylvania said.
Plus other findings from a new study’s interviews with that increasingly common creature, the “news avoider.”