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Devaluing the news: How people learn about current affairs in a world of information plenty - Pablo Boczkowski

26. Juni 2019 von 12:00 bis 14:00 Uhr im ZeMKI, Linzer Str. 4, Raum 60.070

In this talk I will summarize the results of a study about how people experience and manage an information environment in which news is plenty, circulates rapidly, has been largely commoditized, and can hardly be avoided. Drawing upon 158 interviews conducted between March 2016 and December 2017 in four cities in Argentina, and a survey of 700 adults administered in Buenos Aires and its suburbs in October 2016, the analysis shows that people enact a series of consumption routines that have devalued the news report in their everyday lives.

 

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