Turn a Blind Eye If You Care: Impacts of Attitude Consistency, Importance, and Credibility on Seeking of Political Information and Implications for Attitudes

Material TypeArticleLanguageEnglish
TitleTurn a Blind Eye If You Care: Impacts of Attitude Consistency, Importance, and Credibility on Seeking of Political Information and Implications for Attitudes Author(S)Axel Westerwick (Author)
Abstract  Abundant media outlets allow for much diversity of political messages and selective use among citizens. A 2-session online field study examined impacts of attitude consistency, attitude importance, and source credibility on selective exposure to political messages and subsequent attitude accessibility. ...Paginationp432-453
SubjectCommunicationDescriptorsCommunication
Journal TitleJournal of Communication  
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