Informational Interdependence: Public Opinion and the Media in the New Communications Era

Larry Jacobs, Robert Y. Shapiro

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Abstract

This chapter introduces a new model of information interdependence, studying the characteristic features of public opinion and the media that help define the conditions where they interact. It also identifies some of the general implications of the new information interdependence for public deliberation and democracy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationThe Oxford Handbook of American Public Opinion and the Media
PublisherOxford University Press
ISBN (Electronic)9780191728389
ISBN (Print)9780199545636
DOIs
StatePublished - May 19 2011

Keywords

  • Characteristic features
  • Democracy
  • Information interdependence
  • Media
  • New model
  • Public deliberation
  • Public opinion

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    Jacobs, L., & Shapiro, R. Y. (2011). Informational Interdependence: Public Opinion and the Media in the New Communications Era. In The Oxford Handbook of American Public Opinion and the Media Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199545636.003.0001