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Title: Communication, cognitive processing, and public knowledge about climate change
Authors: Ho, Shirley Soo Yee
Yang, Xiaodong
Keywords: Social sciences::Communication
Issue Date: 2018
Source: Ho, S. S. Y., & Yang, X. (2018). Communication, cognitive processing, and public knowledge about climate change. Asian Journal of Communication, 28(5), 449-467. doi:10.1080/01292986.2018.1453847
Journal: Asian Journal of Communication
Abstract: This study advances the cognitive mediation model (CMM) by examining the factors behind acquiring knowledge about climate change. Based on a nationally representative survey of Singaporeans (N = 1,083), this study supported the original CMM. The extended CMM showed that surveillance gratification was positively associated with traditional and online media attention, while social utility was positively associated with online media attention. While attentions to traditional and online media were positively associated with elaboration, online media attention was positively associated with selective scanning. Elaboration was positively associated with knowledge. Implications for theory and practice were discussed.
URI: https://hdl.handle.net/10356/141519
ISSN: 0129-2986
DOI: 10.1080/01292986.2018.1453847
Rights: © 2018 AMIC/WKWSCI-NTU. All rights reserved. This paper was published by Taylor & Francis in Asian Journal of Communication and is made available with permission of AMIC/WKWSCI-NTU.
Fulltext Permission: open
Fulltext Availability: With Fulltext
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