What’s the healthiest news diet? Probably traditional media, but don’t gorge yourself: Too much can leave you less informed
What sorts of media diets actually make you more knowledgeable about politics?
Is it one packed full of newspaper fiber? High-sugar clickbait? A day full of smartphone snacking, or three square meals? Can cable news really be part of a complete breakfast? Er…any idea what keto news consumption would be in this over-extended metaphor? (Vice, maybe?)
A new study in The International Journal of Press/Politics, looking at news usage in 17 European countries, finds that good ol’ traditional media is probably best for your political IQ — including high-quality public...