Interesting Lecture from Kathleen Hall Jamieson on Echo Chamber

There’s a free lecture by Kathleen Hall Jamieson here where she talks about the conservative and liberal media and how it reinforces the way we think about the world.  From the abstract:

Dr. Kathleen Hall Jamieson offers a compelling analysis of the conservative media establishment, from talk radio to Fox News to the editorial page of the Wall Street Journal. Using survey data, case studies and the meteoric rise of Rush Limbaugh as evidence, Jamieson tells the story of the growth of conservative media and how it has fundamentally changed American politics. Dr. Jamieson is the Elizabeth Ware Packard Professor of Communication and the Walter and Leonore Annenberg Director of the Annenberg Public Policy Center.

What’s interesting is that she’s talking from a purely factual basis and doesn’t give any normative claims about political thinking.  It’s a very interesting lecture.

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I am a Ph. D student at Marquette University. The primary purpose of this blog is to get my ideas out there, and then have other people scrutinize, critique, build upon, and systematize beliefs. This blog will sometimes pertain to what I'm learning in my classes, but it will occasionally deal with non-classroom issues that I'm thinking about as well.
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1 Response to Interesting Lecture from Kathleen Hall Jamieson on Echo Chamber

  1. shaunmiller says:

    Something to add: she mentions that when the news gets more biased, the public gets more involved in the political world. It’s in interesting study, but of course, I wish more people would get involved without the bias.

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