fox news viewers more retarded than people who don't watch any news. confirmed

Discussion in 'The Bar' started by Harry Gibbs, May 23, 2012.

  1. Harry Gibbs

    Harry Gibbs the boss of all men

    Reputations:
    89,412
    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2011
    Messages:
    31,755
    Likes Received:
    5,861
    an verified.

    Another study has concluded that people who only watch Fox News are less informed than all other news consumers.


    Researchers at Fairleigh Dickinson University updated a study they had conducted in late 2011. That study only sampled respondents from New Jersey, where the university is located. This time, the researchers conducted a nationwide poll.


    The poll asked questions about international news (Iran, Egypt, Syria and Greece were included) and domestic affairs (Republican primaries, Congress, unemployment and the Keystone XL pipeline.)

    The pollsters found that people were usually able to answer 1.8 out of 4 questions on foreign news, and 1.6 of 5 questions on domestic news, and that people who don't watch any news were able to get 1.22 of the questions on domestic policy right.


    As the study explained, though, people who watched only Fox News fared worse:

    The largest effect is that of Fox News: all else being equal, someone who watched only Fox News would be expected to answer just 1.04 domestic questions correctly -- a figure which is significantly worse than if they had reported watching no media at all. On the other hand, if they listened only to NPR, they would be expected to answer 1.51 questions correctly; viewers of Sunday morning talk shows fare similarly well. And people watching only The Daily Show with Jon Stewart could answer about 1.42 questions correctly


    People who only listened to NPR or watched Sunday morning talk shows or "The Daily Show" did the best in the study.



    loolz. fox news retards. :jj:
     
  2. Harry Gibbs

    Harry Gibbs the boss of all men

    Reputations:
    89,412
    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2011
    Messages:
    31,755
    Likes Received:
    5,861
    schmoopy libtard post in 3...2...1....
     
  3. Chaos

    Chaos Active Member

    Reputations:
    108
    Joined:
    Oct 9, 2011
    Messages:
    23,205
    Likes Received:
    17
    I beleive that.
     
  4. DrivenByDemons

    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Staff Member

    Reputations:
    261,059
    Joined:
    Sep 16, 2010
    Messages:
    70,273
    Likes Received:
    42,169
    This does not surprise me at all.
     
  5. BearShit

    BearShit BearShit + Tom Hardy = BFF

    Reputations:
    110,502
    Joined:
    Jul 8, 2011
    Messages:
    41,060
    Likes Received:
    5,159
    I had hard boil eggs and then shit myself
     
  6. doughhead63

    doughhead63 OD'd on life itself Staff Member

    Reputations:
    143,147
    Joined:
    Sep 18, 2010
    Messages:
    33,216
    Likes Received:
    10,992
    ...and they also lease more Mustangs:c
     
  7. idiotbox

    idiotbox Looking for a dime and found a quarter. VIP

    Reputations:
    74,094
    Joined:
    Dec 15, 2011
    Messages:
    16,774
    Likes Received:
    12,819
    [video=youtube;MGQaH3-LK54]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MGQaH3-LK54[/video]
     
  8. beatlejaws

    beatlejaws nowhere poster

    Reputations:
    41,611
    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2011
    Messages:
    54,144
    Likes Received:
    5,559
    i knew that
     
  9. jonpow

    jonpow Tennessee Jed VIP

    Reputations:
    48,139
    Joined:
    Sep 18, 2010
    Messages:
    35,475
    Likes Received:
    5,955
    Is that poll fair and balanced?
     
  10. doughhead63

    doughhead63 OD'd on life itself Staff Member

    Reputations:
    143,147
    Joined:
    Sep 18, 2010
    Messages:
    33,216
    Likes Received:
    10,992
    Of course you did...us libtards are much smarter than the ConTards
     
  11. DarkFriday

    DarkFriday Fired as a MOD...Twice. Gold

    Reputations:
    721,815
    Joined:
    Jul 6, 2011
    Messages:
    172,397
    Likes Received:
    87,784
    Hate divides.

    Hug a retard :hug:
     
  12. doughhead63

    doughhead63 OD'd on life itself Staff Member

    Reputations:
    143,147
    Joined:
    Sep 18, 2010
    Messages:
    33,216
    Likes Received:
    10,992
    ...throwing stones
     
  13. Billy Brown

    Billy Brown Thinking big VIP

    Reputations:
    68,802
    Joined:
    Dec 15, 2011
    Messages:
    37,722
    Likes Received:
    5,254
    Holy Shit. :facepalm:
     
  14. doughhead63

    doughhead63 OD'd on life itself Staff Member

    Reputations:
    143,147
    Joined:
    Sep 18, 2010
    Messages:
    33,216
    Likes Received:
    10,992
    Potatoes+Potatoes+everywhere_59031f_2295746.jpg
     
  15. nserafini

    nserafini Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    3,385
    Joined:
    Sep 7, 2010
    Messages:
    5,260
    Likes Received:
    769
    Bill O Reilley broke into my house .... He said he was looking for his lost cat, but I didn't buy it. I walked him out.

    Why does this always happen to me?
     
  16. Harry Gibbs

    Harry Gibbs the boss of all men

    Reputations:
    89,412
    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2011
    Messages:
    31,755
    Likes Received:
    5,861
  17. doughhead63

    doughhead63 OD'd on life itself Staff Member

    Reputations:
    143,147
    Joined:
    Sep 18, 2010
    Messages:
    33,216
    Likes Received:
    10,992
    Hey mother fucker
     
  18. Harry Gibbs

    Harry Gibbs the boss of all men

    Reputations:
    89,412
    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2011
    Messages:
    31,755
    Likes Received:
    5,861
    hai dough! :hw:
     
  19. Billy Brown

    Billy Brown Thinking big VIP

    Reputations:
    68,802
    Joined:
    Dec 15, 2011
    Messages:
    37,722
    Likes Received:
    5,254
    Is your name Slippy?
     
  20. HaroldJackson

    HaroldJackson Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    3,276
    Joined:
    Aug 27, 2010
    Messages:
    5,291
    Likes Received:
    567
    Yet no one could answer 2 questions. That's the disturbing part.