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Study shows that partisan TV pundits, left and right alike, focus mainly on demonizing the opposition
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By Pat Cunningham
Aug. 24, 2013 5:05 p.m.

I can’t help but wonder if THIS also applies to my blog:

Research published in the September issue of Political Research Quarterly has found pundits on political opinion shows influence attitudes toward presidential candidates — and in a way that is entirely negative…

The researchers found Fox News viewers became more favorable of McCain and less favorable of Obama over the course of the 2008 presidential election. Both Fox’s news programs and opinion shows made viewers more favorable of McCain and less favorable of Obama, but the effect was stronger for those who watched the opinion shows. The study also ...
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