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It’s Easier To Call A Fact A Fact When It’s One You Like, Study Finds

Researchers say people are more likely to call a fact a fact if it fits with their partisan beliefs.

The Pew Research Center looked at Americans’ ability to identify factual statements as opposed to opinion statements. Success rates varied significantly, they found — and partisan bias played a role.

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