Introduction to research on multiple source use

Jason L.G. Braasch, Ivar Bråten, Matthew T. McCrudden

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As consumers of information, we live in unprecedented times, especially given the centrality of the Internet in our daily lives. We have rapid access to a staggering amount of information from diverse information sources. This is in sharp contrast to previous generations that had to physically seek out information from a relatively narrow set of source types to be informed about different topics (e.g., reading an excerpt from an encyclopedia at a library to learn about a historical event, purchasing a newspaper from a local store to keep up with recent news), or perhaps rely on the evening news to stay informed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationHandbook of Multiple Source Use
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Number of pages13
ISBN (Electronic)9781317238201
ISBN (Print)9781138646599
StatePublished - Jan 1 2018

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Social Sciences


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