James Shanahan is the Dean of the Media School at Indiana University. He is a mass media effects researcher. His research interests focus on cultural indicators, cultivation theory, media effects and public opinion. Special areas of focus are communication in relation to science and the environment.
Researchers know authoritarians backed President Trump in the election. And they know consuming a lot of TV breeds authoritarian tendencies. At the intersection of those two points, things get interesting.
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