Talia Stroud

Partisan Polarization and the News Media

This talk will discuss the media’s role in exacerbating and reducing political polarization in the United States.


Polarization and Identity in the Public Sphere


  • Polarization
  • News Media
  • Identity

Drawing from theories such as inoculation…

and intergroup contact, I will describe how people orient toward the news media based on their partisan identities. I will review both what we know and what remains to be tackled in future research on the relationship between the media and polarization.