Media consumption and political polarization

21 Oct

From a recent Pew Survey:

When it comes to getting news about politics and government, liberals and conservatives inhabit different worlds. There is little overlap in the news sources they turn to and trust. And whether discussing politics online or with friends, they are more likely than others to interact with like-minded individuals, according to a new Pew Research Center study.

Striking Differences Between Liberals and Conservatives, But They Also Share Common GroundMain Source of Government and Political News

Ideological Placement of Each Source’s Audience

Consistent Liberals More Likely to Drop a Friend Because of Politics

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