Project Director

Gailey, Elizabeth

Department Examiner

McCluskey, Michael; Harriss, Chad; Clark, Amanda

Department

Dept. of Communication

Publisher

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Place of Publication

Chattanooga (Tenn.)

Abstract

This study examines the disconnect between millennials' perceived and actual skepticism toward news media outlets as well as the Third Person Effect in millennials' attitude toward others' skepticism. This body of work includes survey research to examine these theories in the context of millennial news consumption.

IRB Number

15-121

Degree

B. A.; An honors thesis submitted to the faculty of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in partial fulfillment of the requirements of the degree of Bachelor of Arts.

Date

5-2016

Subject

Journalism; Electronic news gathering; Generation Y; Social media

Keyword

Millennials; Skepticism; News; Media

Discipline

Communication

Document Type

Theses

Extent

53 leaves

Language

English

Rights

Under copyright.

License

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/

Date Available

4-18-2016

Included in

Communication Commons

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