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Digital News Report 2022. Episode 6: Have news audiences become more polarised over time‪?‬ Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism

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In this episode we look at findings from our DNR22 on news audience polarisation in four countries and whether there's been a shift since 2016. In this episode of the series we'll discuss findings from a Digital News Report chapter focusing on polarisation in news. We’ll look at whether news audiences really are as polarised as some may think, whether there has been any change since 2016, and how people perceive polarisation in their countries’ news environments.

Richard Fletcher is Director of Research at the Reuters Institute. He is primarily interested in global trends in digital news consumption, comparative media research, the use of social media by journalists and news organisations, and more broadly, the relationship between technology and journalism. He is a co-author of

Our host Federica Cherubini is Head of Leadership Development at the Reuters Institute. She is an expert in newsroom operations and organisational change, with more than ten years of experience spanning major publishers, research institutes and editorial networks around the world.

Find a transcript here: https://reutersinstitute.politics.ox.ac.uk/news/our-podcast-digital-news-report-2022-episode-6-have-news-audiences-become-more-polarised-over

In this episode we look at findings from our DNR22 on news audience polarisation in four countries and whether there's been a shift since 2016. In this episode of the series we'll discuss findings from a Digital News Report chapter focusing on polarisation in news. We’ll look at whether news audiences really are as polarised as some may think, whether there has been any change since 2016, and how people perceive polarisation in their countries’ news environments.

Richard Fletcher is Director of Research at the Reuters Institute. He is primarily interested in global trends in digital news consumption, comparative media research, the use of social media by journalists and news organisations, and more broadly, the relationship between technology and journalism. He is a co-author of

Our host Federica Cherubini is Head of Leadership Development at the Reuters Institute. She is an expert in newsroom operations and organisational change, with more than ten years of experience spanning major publishers, research institutes and editorial networks around the world.

Find a transcript here: https://reutersinstitute.politics.ox.ac.uk/news/our-podcast-digital-news-report-2022-episode-6-have-news-audiences-become-more-polarised-over

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