Stephanie Lynn Edgerly

  • 250 Citations
20112019
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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 2011 2019

  • 250 Citations
  • 25 Article
  • 6 Chapter
  • 1 Comment/debate

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

entertainment
Design of experiments
genre
news
social function

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

twitter
credibility
Cues
news
Organizations
10 Citations (Scopus)

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

Edgerly, S. L., 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

Television
Mobile phones
Mobile devices
parents
news
3 Citations (Scopus)

New Media, New Relationship to Participation? A Closer Look at Youth News Repertoires and Political Participation

Edgerly, S. L., Vraga, E. K., Bode, L., Thorson, K. & Thorson, E., Mar 1 2018, In : Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly. 95, 1, p. 192-212 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

political participation
new media
news
participation

Participation in Contentious Politics: Rethinking the Roles of News, Social Media, and Conversation Amid Divisiveness

Bode, L., Edgerly, S. L., Wells, C., Gabay, I., Franklin, C., Friedland, L. & Shah, D. V., Jul 3 2018, In : Journal of Information Technology and Politics. 15, 3, p. 215-229 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

social media
conversation
news
media consumption
political communication