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Document type:
Zeitschriftenaufsatz 
Author(s):
Aelst, Peter Van; Toth, Fanni; Castro, Laia; Štětka, Václav; de Vreese, Claes; Aalberg, Toril; Cardenal, Ana Sofia; Corbu, Nicoleta; Esser, Frank; Hopmann, David Nicolas; Koc-Michalska, Karolina; Matthes, Jörg; Schemer, Christian; Sheafer, Tamir; Splendore, Sergio; Stanyer, James; Stępińska, Agnieszka; Strömböck, Jesper; Theocharis, Yannis 
Title:
Does a Crisis Change News Habits? A Comparative Study of the Effects of COVID-19 on News Media Use in 17 European Countries 
Abstract:
AbstractExogenous shocks like the COVID-19 pandemic unleashes multiple fundamental questions about society beyond public health. Based on the classical concept of ‘need for orientation’ and the literature on the role of the media in times of crisis, we investigate to what extent the COVID-19 pandemic affected news consumption in comparative perspective. Based on a two-wave panel survey in 17 mostly European countries, our study targets the role of both legacy news brands (TV, radio, newspapers)...    »
 
Journal title:
Digital Journalism 
Year:
2021 
Pages contribution:
1-31 
Publisher:
Routledge 
Date of publication:
21.07.2021