How does media use and individualsʼsenses of political efficacyaffect their attitudes towards immigrants in southern Europe? Whilestudies of the media offer contrasting results concerning theireffects on anti-immigrant sentiments, research on political efficacyshows that citizens who feel able to influence politics may developmore positive attitudes towards immigration. In this article, publicperceptions of non-European immigrants, in the host countries, areanalysed over time (2014–2017) using Eurobarometer data. Byanalysing the links between attitudes towards immigration, mediause, and political efficacy during the migration crises using multi-variate analysis, Ifind that in times of crisis the use of (traditionaland new) media, and political efficacy, positively affect people’sattitudes towards non-European immigratio

Media use, Political efficacy and anti-immigrant feelings in host countries

Memoli Vincenzo
2019

Abstract

How does media use and individualsʼsenses of political efficacyaffect their attitudes towards immigrants in southern Europe? Whilestudies of the media offer contrasting results concerning theireffects on anti-immigrant sentiments, research on political efficacyshows that citizens who feel able to influence politics may developmore positive attitudes towards immigration. In this article, publicperceptions of non-European immigrants, in the host countries, areanalysed over time (2014–2017) using Eurobarometer data. Byanalysing the links between attitudes towards immigration, mediause, and political efficacy during the migration crises using multi-variate analysis, Ifind that in times of crisis the use of (traditionaland new) media, and political efficacy, positively affect people’sattitudes towards non-European immigratio
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