• [The Gullible Trump Right] Most 'Fake News' Is Pro-Trump And Read By (Gullible) Conservatives,

    From Leroy N. Soetoro@luser-Trump@gmail.com to alt.politics.media,sac.politics,alt.journalism.newspapers,alt.politics.democrats,alt.politics.socialism.democratic,alt.fan.rush-limbaugh,alt.fan.rush-limbaugh.tv-show,misc.survivalism on Mon Dec 28 19:12:52 2020
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    Most ‘fake news’ is pro-Trump and read by (Gullible)conservatives, research reveals


    Wow, we’ve really come full-circle with this ‘fake news’ thing. It turns out that most ‘fake news’ websites offer tons of pro-Trump content. In addition, the majority of readers of said websites are conservatives. EU says it will hit back 'swiftly and appropriately' if Trump restricts trade That’s
    according to brand, spanking new joint-research by Princeton University, Dartmouth College and the University of Exeter. The analysis of ‘fake news’
    is believed to be the first of its kind since Donald Trump first coined the phrase during his 2016 presidential election campaign. The researcher wrote: ‘Using unique data combining survey responses with individual-level web traffic histories, we estimate that approximately one in four Americans visited a fake news website from October 7 to November 14 2016. Graph shows the high number of visits to ‘fake news’ websites by Trump supporters (Picture: dartmouth.edu) Facebook was a big referrer for ‘fake news’
    (Picture: dartmouth.edu) ‘Trump supporters visited the most fake news websites, which were overwhelmingly pro-Trump. Ireland to hold referendum on abortion laws at the end of May ‘However, fake news consumption was heavily concentrated among a small group — almost six in ten visits to fake news websites came from the ten percent of people with the most conservative
    online information diets. We also find that Facebook was a key vector of exposure to fake news and that fact-checks of fake news almost never reached its consumers.’ Data for the analyses combine responses to an online public opinion survey from a national sample of 2,525 Americans with web traffic
    data collected passively from their computers with their consent during the October 7 to November 14 2016 period. The president only went off about ‘fake news’ on Twitter today. He took aim at The New York Times, telling the new publisher, A.G. Sulzberger, to sack journalists who refuse to reveal their sources when reporting on anti-Trump news. Since taking office last year, Trump has snubbed most media outlets and instead tried to turn his Twitter account into his own news service.

    Read more: http://metro.co.uk/2018/01/02/fake-news-pro-trump-read- conservatives-research-reveals-7198771/?ito=cbshare

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