Politifact Is False: Every Poll Shows Fox News Viewers Are The Most Misinformed

At DeSmogBlog, Chris Mooney debunks Politifact’s “false” rating of Jon Stewart’s claim that “every poll” shows Fox News viewers to be the “most consistently misinformed.” Mooney, author of The Republican War on Science, explains that all five studies done on the question find that watching Fox News and believing political misinformation — on the Iraq War, global warming, health care legislation, and other contentious political issues — are strongly correlated.

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