Not all news consumers worry about journalistic values | POLICY OPTIONS


Published: 14Dec2018

The Max Bell School of Public Policy was mentioned in a Policy Options piece that discusses research conducted by newly appointed Max Bell Professor Taylor Owen and McGill Institute for the Study of Canada Assistant Professor Andrew Potter on the habits of news consumers. 

"To find out, we conducted a study that was commissioned by the Max Bell School of Public Policy at McGill and administered by the Loewen Lab at the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy at the University of Toronto. The study included 2,245 English-Canadian respondents, including English-speakers in Quebec, and 452 French-speaking Quebecers. Among other things, we asked respondents about their news-consumption habits, their political preferences, their beliefs about the world, their trust in news organizations and what values they believe should guide journalistic practices."

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