Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: Does Fox News Cause Ignorance, or Do Ignorant Viewers Prefer Fox News?

  1. #1
    Senior Member DiabloViejo's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Location
    New Jersey, USA
    Posts
    13,453

    Does Fox News Cause Ignorance, or Do Ignorant Viewers Prefer Fox News?

    Does Fox News Cause Ignorance, or Do Ignorant Viewers Prefer Fox News?
    Does Fox News Cause Ignorance, or Do Ignorant Viewers Prefer Fox News?

    A new study reveals the gap between the channel's fans and the rest of America.

    Danny Vinik
    New Republic
    June 10, 2014


    Immediately before the presidential election in 2012, Fox News viewers were certain of one thing: Mitt Romney was going to win. It didnít matter that poll after poll had President Barack Obama winning by a comfortable margin. Conservative pundits Michael Barone, George Will and Dick Morris all expected Romney to earn more than 300 electoral votes. Even after Obama's victory was certain on election night, Karl Rove wouldn't admit defeat.

    For those of us reading Nate Silver and other election forecasters, those conservative predictions were laughably bad. And election night proved us correct: Obama won with 332 electoral votes. The millions of Republicans who were shocked and disappointed on election night were not let down by their hubris, although it undoubtedly played a role. The real fault lies with conservative media system, which had become an echo chamber of right wing talking points that did not reflect the national landscape.

    Read the rest of the article here:


    http://www.newrepublic.com/article/1...une+10%2C+2014



    If there is a dangerous forum ... that's the one. -- LWW (referring to BD NPR)

    First off ... nothing will stop ass killings entirely. -- LWW (AKA Vladimir Ulyanov, AKA WV Slim, AKA MrsLWW, .....)


  2. #2
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Feb 2002
    Location
    Maryland
    Posts
    20,918
    "Does Fox News Cause Ignorance, or Do Ignorant Viewers Prefer Fox News?"


    Yes and Yes!

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •