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Social Inequalities in News Consumption

DOI: 10.60625/risj-sed9-rc04

Social inequalities have always shaped news consumption, and as we move from a relatively low choice offline media environment to a high choice online media environment with more intense competition for attention, social inequalities in news consumption may increase.

This factsheet focuses on social inequalities in news consumption in the UK to address the question of whether inequality is increasing as we move to a more digital media environment.

Published by the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism with the support of the Google News Initiative.

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