Pew: Americans Can’t Tell Fact From Opinion

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Pew study finds Americans can’t tell fact from opinion”When you read, you begin with A, B, C. When you sing, you begin with do, re, mi….”  This quote from an article in TheHill.com.
Pew Director of Journalism Research Amy Mitchell said the study “raises caution” around news consumers’ ability “to sort news quickly.” “At this point, the U.S. does not seem to have become completely detached from what is factual and what is not. But with the vast majority of Americans getting at least some news online, the gaps in ability across population groups to sort news quickly and correctly raises caution,” said Mitchell.
I think that I am supposed to be grateful that this is out there, in print. To the subscribers of the Maximize Your Medicare Newsletter (subscribe here), you already know this. Here’s the (link) to the article. Before this article goes off the rails, let’s move on.
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