Study: Fox News Viewers Misinformed

A new study has found Fox News viewers are "significantly more likely" to believe false information.

BY Advocate.com Editors

December 20 2010 2:40 PM ET

A new study has found Fox News viewers are "significantly more likely" to believe false information on current events and topics than audiences of other news networks.

The study from the University of Maryland found that many viewers of the Rupert Murdoch–owned network "believe scientists do not agree that climate change is occurring. They also believe economists think the stimulus caused job losses and the health care law will worsen the deficit, that stimulus legislation did not include any tax cuts, that their own income taxes have gone up and the economy is getting worse," according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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