Good News in Bad News: How Negativity Enhances Economic Efficacy

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Svensson, H.M.; Albæk, E.; van Dalen, A.; de Vreese, C.;

Negativity is a news ideology, and its negative effects on attitude formation are widely documented. Contrary to this view, the present study demonstrates that negative economic news can in fact be good news. Based on a two-wave national panel survey and a media content... View more
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