I never watch T.V. at all, that's how I know you so full of it you float in fresh water.<quoted text>
Because they’re in psychological denial, a masterpiece of banal self-delusion, completely untethered from reality.
It will come as little surprise to intellectually honest Americans who appreciate good journalism that a study published December 10th by the University of Maryland, found that people who turn to Fox News on a regular basis are the most ill-informed of all voters who read newspapers, news magazines or tune into radio-TV news outlets.
The study entitled, "Misinformation and the 2010 Election," found that the majority of American voters didn’t have their facts straight when it came to very topical events and issues.
Most voters did recognize that prior to the November elections, they were being bombarded with misinformation.
The challenge for most consumers then, was determining which news sources were the most trustworthy and reliable.
Regular viewers of Fox News may be among the most loyal, but the study showed that they are the most ill-informed.
The study surveyed 616 voters; the margin of error in the study’s conclusions is 3.9%. Participants were asked straightforward questions about the following topics:
The state of the economy
The unemployment rate
The healthcare reform act passed by Congress
The size of the budget deficit
The package of Congressional legislation designed to stimulate the economy, also known as the stimulus bill
The amount of federal income taxes you pay
The government bailout of banks and financial institutions, also known as TARP
The war in Afghanistan
The proposed cap and trade bill designed to address climate change
The bailout program for Chrysler and General Motors
The possibility that large amounts of foreign money were being used by the US Chamber of Commerce to influence the election
Fox viewers were the most likely participants in the survey to respond with inaccurate facts and misinformation, e.g.:
Are you SURE that YOUR "sources" are telling you the truth?
I know from actual experience that unless you SEE a "news" story happen you will not get the true story.