The Science of Fox News: Why Its Viewers are the Most Misinformed | | AlterNet
The Science of Fox News: Why Its Viewers are the Most Misinformed
April 8, 2012 |
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Editor's note: This is an excerpt from Chris Mooney’s new bookThe Republican Brain: The Science of Why They Deny Science and Reality .
In June of last year, Jon Stewart went on air with Fox News’ Chris Wallace and started a major media controversy over the channel’s misinforming of its viewers. “Who are the most consistently misinformed media viewers?” Stewart asked Wallace. “The most consistently misinformed? Fox, Fox viewers, consistently, every poll.”