Prevalence of Prejudice-Denoting Words in News Media Discourse: A Chronological Analysis

David Rozado, Musa Al-Gharbi & Jamin Halberstadt
This work analyzes the prevalence of words denoting prejudice in 27 million news and opinion articles written between 1970 and 2019 and published in 47 of the most popular news media outlets in the United States. Our results show that the frequency of words that denote specific prejudice types related to ethnicity, gender, sexual, and religious orientation has markedly increased within the 2010–2019 decade across most news media outlets. This phenomenon starts prior to, but...
1 citation reported since publication in 2021.
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