New poll shows a vicious cycle of COVID-19 misinformation — and Fox News’ part in it | Media Matters for America

Fox News logo mirrored around a coronavirus molecule

The very ability to keep America culturally divided is the alchemy that provides America’s Fascist Extreme Right and the those within and out of the Republican Party the power to have the tail control wag the dog. Organize chaos, extreme armed elements you have a key, control the message and you have a coup. Jan 6th was close.

The Kaiser Family Foundation has a new poll out this week, also reported on by The Washington Post, showing the alarming extent to which COVID-19 misinformation has penetrated among American adults, but particularly Republicans and people who consume right-wing media. The really scary thing: A lot of people actually believe the things they see on Fox News and further right networks like Newsmax.

Source: New poll shows a vicious cycle of COVID-19 misinformation — and Fox News’ part in it | Media Matters for America

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