Stephanie Lynn Edgerly

  • 324 Citations

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Research Interests

Her research explores how features of new media alter the way audiences consume news and impact political engagement. She is particularly interested in the mixing of news and entertainment content, how individuals and groups create and share news over social networking websites, and how audiences selectively consume media. Recent research projects include exploring how different individuals understand and make sense of the news media landscape.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison

… → 2012

MA, University of Wisconsin-Madison

… → 2008

BA, University of California, Santa Barbara

… → 2005

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Research Output

  • 324 Citations
  • 27 Article
  • 5 Chapter
  • 1 Comment/debate

That’s Not News: Audience Perceptions of ‘News-ness’ and Why it Matters

Edgerly, S. & Vraga, E. K., Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Mass Communication and Society.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Scopus citations

    When Do Audiences Verify? How Perceptions About Message and Source Influence Audience Verification of News Headlines

    Edgerly, S., Mourão, R. R., Thorson, E. & Tham, S. M., Mar 1 2020, In : Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly. 97, 1, p. 52-71 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 2 Scopus citations

    News, entertainment, or both? Exploring audience perceptions of media genre in a hybrid media environment

    Edgerly, S. L. & Vraga, E. K., Jun 1 2019, In : Journalism. 20, 6, p. 807-826 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 5 Scopus citations

    The Blue Check of Credibility: Does Account Verification Matter When Evaluating News on Twitter

    Edgerly, S. & Vraga, E. K., Apr 1 2019, In : Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking. 22, 4, p. 283-287 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 3 Scopus citations

    Do parents still model news consumption? Socializing news use among adolescents in a multi-device world

    Edgerly, S., Thorson, K., Thorson, E., Vraga, E. K. & Bode, L., Apr 1 2018, In : New Media and Society. 20, 4, p. 1263-1281 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 14 Scopus citations