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19 Apr 2010 10:41


Politics: Does the internet create political polarization? A new study says no

  • perception The internet is making it easier for people to focus only on the extreme opinions they want to hear, either left or right. This creates strong political polarization.
  • reality As a new study notes, “Extreme sites are more common than extreme readers.” And strongly ideological readers read a little bit of everything online. source

07 Jan 2010 08:44


Politics: Conservatives outnumbered moderates, dirty liberals in 2009

  • 40% of people identify themselves as conservative
  • 36% call themselves moderates and other bad words
  • 21% say they’re really freaking liberal and don’t think it’s a bad word source

05 Oct 2009 11:09