June 10, 2014
BOYS IN THE BUBBLE:
There Are Big Differences Between Republicans and Republicans Who Watch Fox News (ERIC LEVENSON, 6/10/14, The Wire)
The June 2014 study [PDF] comes courtesy the Public Religion Research Institute/Brookings Institute and ostensibly focuses on opinions on immigration reform. But the most interesting numbers include the impact of Fox News on shaping the reform debate.According to the surveys, "Only 42% of Republicans who most trust Fox News to provide accurate information about politics and current events support a path to citizenship, compared to 60% of Republicans who most trust other news sources." Overall, 51 percent of Republicans support creating a path to citizenship, giving a nine percentage point edge in each direction depending on whether the respondent goes to Fox for their news.
All you really need to know is that what they know they know from tv.Posted by Orrin Judd at June 10, 2014 5:36 PM