Have a Negative Opinion of News Media? You're Less Likely to Spot Fake News, Study Shows

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The more you distrust the media, the more likely you’ll fall for fake news, study shows. When President Trump demonizes the media, he is actually increasing the likelihood that his followers fall for fake news stories. That’s what a new study on fake news suggests, at least. The new study from News Co/Lab and Center for Media Engagement at The University of Texas at Austin conducted community surveys in Macon, Georgia; […]