Lecture by Hannes Richter

Echo Chamber Orchestra - Political Polarization and Media Consumption in the Digital Age

Hannes Richter
Embassy of Austria to the United States

When: Thursday, March 23, 2017, 12:30pm
Where: International Center Seminar Room 112

The American public today is ideologically more consistent, or “polarized” than previous generations. This lecture investigates recent data and aspects of this polarization and focuses on the impact of news consumption patterns in the digital age. Do our information gathering habits today contribute to a politically more divided country?