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PBS NEWSHOUR

More polarized media drives alternative political realities

  • Aired: 04/20/2017
  • 08:48
  • Rating: NR
These days, where Americans get their news is as different as how they vote. Researchers have found that the proliferation of news sources on cable TV and the internet has upended the relationship between news outlets and their audiences. John Yang takes us to Arizona to examine how people pic their news sources and the impact that has on how they perceive the world around them.
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Instead of voters being shaped by news, this scholar says news is being shaped for voters.
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