Carina Jacobi, Katharina Kleinen-von Königslöw and Nel Ruigrok compare political news in popular and elite print newspapers and their respective online editions during the 2013 National Election Campaign in Austria. They claim that the gap in quality between political news in elite and in popular newspapers is larger online.
The results seem to show that the move from print toward online media may reinforce the gap between a well-informed elite audience and a lesser-informed audience for popular news.
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