TABLE 3

Question Wording and Parameter estimates from Confirmatory factor analysis Measurement Model (STUDY 2)

ExperienceItemStandardized Loading
Interaction (α = 0.81)I bring up things I've read in this newspaper in conversations with others.0.79
I like to talk about national news and current events from the newspaper.0.78
I like to give advice and tips based on what I read in this newspaper.0.70
I show things in this newspaper to others in my family.0.64
Transportation (α = 0.85)It's a treat for me.0.73
I like to kick back and wind down with it.0.69
When I read this newspaper I lose myself in the pleasure of reading it.0.84
I feel less stressed after reading it.0.75
Reading it is my way of not being bothered by other things.0.64
Reading the newspaper is my reward for doing other things.0.78
Civic-orientation (α = 0.74)Reading the newspaper makes me a better citizen.0.80
I think people who don't read this newspaper are at a disadvantage in life.0.73
Our society would be weaker without newspapers like this one.0.54
I count on this newspaper to investigate wrongdoing.0.54
Discovery (α = 0.80)This newspaper has columns that give good advice.0.64
It is a way to learn about new products.0.69
It shows me how other people live their lives.0.71
I learn about things to do or places to go.0.61
You learn how to improve yourself in this newspaper.0.64
Identity (α = 0.85)A big reason I read it is to make myself more interesting to other people.0.73
Reading this newspaper is a little like belonging to a group.0.86
I like for other people to know that I read this newspaper.0.80