Are Conservatives Easier to Manipulate?
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In other words: whereas Democrats sought information, Republicans sought simply confirmation of their beliefs.
On March 22, 2012, Forbes presented its misleadingly subtitled “Media Map: Who’s Reading What and Where,” telling which news channels and newspapers had the largest audience-share in which regions. Fox was strongest in MS, then in AL, AR, WY, and SC, all very conservative states. The most deceiving news-source was also the one most watched in extremely conservative, generally highly Republican states.