Study Finds Fox News Viewers More Likely To Spread Virus

A new study connected viewership of Fox News with behavior that is more likely to spread coronavirus.

“Researchers at Columbia University and the University of Chicago linked Fox News viewership with reduced compliance with states’ stay-at-home orders in a new working paper published by the National Bureau of Economic Research.

The study, which has not been peer-reviewed, found that a 1% increase in Fox News viewership in a zip code “reduces the propensity to stay at home by 8.9 percentage points compared to the pre-pandemic average.”” [READ MORE]

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