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News and truth not always related

posted 13 Jan 2015, 00:17 by Sandra Kirby   [ updated 13 Jan 2015, 00:25 ]
Loved the story about Fox News - their political expert saying " Burmingham ( As in the UK one) is a totally Muslim city where non Muslims don't go"  This statement has been soundly rubbished and in a most unusual move Fox News has apologised for the error.
Not without #FoxNewsFacts becoming the 3rd highest trending Twitter feed today. There are some great "facts" offered.
Saddest thing is the number of people who will accept the "news" without question - sadly not just a US phenomenon 
A study of Fox News last year showed only 11 of the stories featured were true An almost equal number they labelled as "Pants on fire" (as in liar liar) 
You can check it out here
http://www.politifact.com/punditfact/tv/fox/
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