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Echoes of covid misinformation

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Public support for responses to the coronavirus pandemic has sharply diverged on partisan lines in many countries, with conservatives tending to oppose lockdowns, social distancing, mask mandates and vaccines, and liberals far more supportive. This polarization may arise from the way in which the attitudes of each side is echoed back to them, especially on social media. In this paper, I argue that echo chambers are not to blame for this polarization, even if they are causally responsible for ...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1080/09515089.2021.2009452

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Philosophy Faculty
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-5679-1986
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis Publisher's website
Journal:
Philosophical Psychology Journal website
Publication date:
2021-11-27
Acceptance date:
2021-11-17
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EISSN:
1465-394X
ISSN:
0951-5089
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1210324
Local pid:
pubs:1210324
Deposit date:
2021-11-17

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