Information and language in news impact prejudice against minorities

Graf, Sylvie; Sczesny, Sabine (23 May 2019). Information and language in news impact prejudice against minorities. Medienmitteilung der Universität Bern

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Researchers at the Institute of Psychology show how news about immigrants and language describing immigrants shape prejudice against immigrants and other social minorities, as part of the project «Immigrants in the Media». For instance, nouns used for describing the ethnicity of immigrants enhance prejudice against immigrants more than adjectives.

Item Type:

Newspaper or Magazine Article

Division/Institute:

07 Faculty of Human Sciences > Institute of Psychology
07 Faculty of Human Sciences > Institute of Psychology > Social Neuroscience and Social Psychology

UniBE Contributor:

Graf, Sylvie and Sczesny, Sabine

Subjects:

100 Philosophy
100 Philosophy > 150 Psychology
300 Social sciences, sociology & anthropology

Language:

English

Submitter:

Andrea Gassmann-Suter

Date Deposited:

19 May 2020 13:31

Last Modified:

19 May 2020 13:31

Additional Information:

Media release of the University of Bern

BORIS DOI:

10.7892/boris.141765

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/141765

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