ERIC Number: EJ555298
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Consequences of Third-Person Perception in Support of Press Restrictions in the O.J. Simpson Trial.
Salwen, Michael B.; Driscoll, Paul D.
Journal of Communication, v47 n2 p60-78 Spr 1997
Affirms the third-person effect perceptual-bias hypothesis that people perceive news media coverage to exert greater influence on other people than on themselves. Finds no association between third-person perception and support for restrictions on press coverage of the O.J. Simpson murder trial. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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