Persuasion, Attitudes and Behavior 

"Negative attitudes about facemasks during the COVID-19 pandemic: The dual importance of perceived ineffectiveness and psychological reactance"

Steven Taylor & Gordon J. G. Asmundson
PLoS ONE (2021)

"The Persuasive Effect of Fox News: Non-Compliance with Social Distancing During the COVID-19 Pandemic"

Andrey Simonov, Szymon K. Sacher, Jean-Pierre H. Dubé, & Shirsho Biswas
National Bureau of Economic Research (2020)