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New Blog Post: How social media promotes individual news consumption and the diversity of news sources

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Social media and search engines – so-called intermediaries – promote individual news consumption and the diversity of news sources. This is the conclusion of a recent study by GESIS scientists Sebastian Stier and Johannes Breuer together with Michael Scharkow from Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz and Frank Mangold from the University of Hohenheim – and thus contradicts the widespread view that social media and other intermediaries have a negative impact on the diversity of news consumption.

https://doi.org/10.34879/gesisblog.2020.5

Categories: GESIS-News