Browsing for Political Knowledge

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  • Browsing for Political Knowledge

    1. 1. Browsing for Political Knowledge:Turning to the Internet for Political LearningCOM546 / Spring 2011 / Eric Burgess
    2. 2. Proposition “News sources on the internet are linked tolearning about politics, as indicated by increased levels of political knowledge.”
    3. 3. Hypothesis #1Weak relationship between National vs. Local.
    4. 4. Hypothesis #2Internet news sources are mostly national.
    5. 5. Hypothesis #3You will gain more national political knowledge.
    6. 6. Conclusion?
    7. 7. Discussion Questions. Do you read the newspaper?Are you more informed nationally than you are locally? Why are you more informed that way?
    8. 8. ReferencesTextRiede, E. et al. (2003). The role of the Internet in national and local news media use. Journal of Online Behavior,1(3).http://www.behavior.net/JOB/v1n3/riedel.htmlImageryComing soon...

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