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Lee, Choi article to be presented at ICA

SoJ Web Report | Feb. 24, 2013
Assistant professor Jae Kook Lee is co-author with doctoral student Jihyang Choi and alumnus Sung Tae Kim, PhD’01 of “All things considered? Investigating the breadth of public affairs issues that individuals think about.” The paper will be presented at the International Communication Association annual conference in June 17-21 in London.

According to the abstract, this study investigates the impact of the changing media environment on the diversity of public affairs issues held by individuals. The researchers looked at two data sets of the 2004 and 2008 American National Election Studies and found that individuals are likely to consider more issues as they have access to the Internet.

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