|aMisunderstanding news audiences :|bseven myths of the social media era /|cEiri Elvestad and Angela Phillips.
|avi, 180 pages :|billustrations ;|c24 cm.
|aCommunication and society
|aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
|aThis text interrogates the prevailing myths around the impact of the Internet and social media on news consumption and democracy. The book draws on a broad range of comparative research into audience engagement with news, across different geographic regions, to provide insight into the experience of news audiences in the twenty-first century.