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UH Study: News May Influence Racial Bias

Does what we see or read in the news influence our subconscious feelings about race? A new study from the University of Houston suggests as much. We learn more from the study’s co-author, UH Assistant Professor of Communication Temple Northup. His article “Effects of Long-Term Exposure to News Stereotypes on Implicit and Explicit Attitudes” was […]

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Does what we see or read in the news influence our subconscious feelings about race? A new study from the University of Houston suggests as much.

We learn more from the study's co-author, UH Assistant Professor of Communication Temple Northup. His article "Effects of Long-Term Exposure to News Stereotypes on Implicit and Explicit Attitudes" was recently published in the International Journal of Communication.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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