The Hill: Checking facts is the wrong way to understand political persuasion (Sept. 1, 2020)

“If news organizations really want to understand what’s happening in campaign communications and help their consumers understand it, too, they’d do well to back off fact-checking. Instead, they should learn to focus on what feelings and passions are being stimulated and what values and beliefs that can help potential voters understand.”

Read the rest at: https://thehill.com/opinion/campaign/514564-checking-facts-is-the-wrong-way-to-understand-political-persuasion

Published by Ryan Skinnell

Associate Professor of Rhetoric and Composition Department of English and Comparative Literature San Jose State University San Jose, CA

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