This is a follow up to a previous post about Fox News and the fact most Americans are getting their news and opinions there. If you'll go to that post, you can read the exchange I had with a professional historian who suggested that those who get their news from Fox are "less informed." He cited an academic study as his proof. (Eye roll) - Yes, of course, we should be listening to and watching government funded propaganda outlets like NPR and PBS. Well, as it turns out I was right. The "statistics" from the academic study were apparently skewed - I believe purposely - to make it appear Fox News viewers are less informed.
The academic "study" to which the commenter referred to in that previous most is just more propaganda; pushing a self-serving narrative and agenda that conservatives are just dumb Neanderthals.
But does it really? MSNBC received similarly low scores, and their numbers were not oversampled. In fact, if this graph showing knowledge of domestic affairs is to be believed, the people who ended up the most misinformed were conservatives who made the mistake of watching MSNBC. The only people who ended up misinformed after watching Fox, on the other hand, were liberals:
Keep it up - you folks continue to confirm what a growing number of Americans already