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AP-NORC/USA Facts poll: Americans struggle to ID true facts

 

November 14, 2019



By NICHOLAS RICCARDI and HANNAH FINGERHUT Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research and USA Facts finds that regardless of political belief, many Americans say they have a hard time figuring out if information is true.

Nearly two-thirds of Americans say they often come across one-sided information, and about 6 in 10 say they regularly see conflicting reports about the same set of facts.

The poll found that 47% of Americans believe it’s difficult to know if the information they encounter is true, compared with 31% who...



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