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Perceptions of factual reality now come in partisan shades of red and blue, rendering large swaths of the American citizenry stubbornly misinformed and ever more disdainful of inter-partisan cooperation. What are the factors, specifically, that drive such dueling fact perceptions? What are the ensuing consequences? And how effective are the correctives to misinformation that reformers have proposed?
"perhaps the biggest reason why teenagers managed to ask tougher questions of Marco Rubio than professional journalists usually do is that the teens cared about the issue they were questioning him about." https://t.co/n9EDzcVxNy via @Splinter_news
"You want to make the policy such that people feel comfortable making these allegations and reporting the charges without having to worry about suffering ramifications from somebody above them." https://t.co/5rF26AwQlU