Browsing by Author "Hale, Brent J."
Who is responsible? The impact of emotional personalization on explaining the origins of social problems Authors:Kim, Minchul; Hale, Brent J.; Grabe, Maria Elizabeth; Baş, Özen
Publisher and Date:(Routledge, 2020)Personalization refers to the journalistic practice of including emotional case studies of ordinary people in news stories, increasing vividness and emotional charge of news and eliciting identification and empathy in news consumers. Previous research suggests that personalization of news stories increases collectivistic (compared with individualistic) causal attributions by the news audience. In response, an experiment was conducted with a week time delay between stimuli presentation and open-ended ...