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Students disconnected from political news

Student engagement with political news is generally sporadic and superficial, a post-Super Tuesday survey of 200 US undergraduates found.

The majority of survey participants spent less than 30 minutes over the three-day period straddling Super Tuesday following political news.

“Students appear willing to scan political news that they stumble upon, but they don’t go out of their way to search it out,” lead investigator Elia Powers said.

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