The difference in news preferences between liberals and conservatives

Recommended by Bethan Owen

For the Deseret News

Published: Tuesday, May 20 2014 2:21 p.m. MDT

Liberals and conservatives have markedly different interests in current events, according to a study by the Pew Research Center.

Liberals are more interested in content about the Nigeria kidnappings and controversy surrounding the racial comments of Los Angeles Clippers' owner Donald Sterling, while conservatives are paying closer attention to Benghazi.

"The country’s ideological divide can be measured a lot of ways, such as by votes or how people stand on issues," according to the Pew report. "But it can also be seen in the news stories that people follow."

Read the entire Pew article here.

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