Remember when a certain cable news network blamed a black kid for getting killed by a self-appointed neighborhood watch vigilante? According to the network, the kid was at fault because he was wearing a hoodie. Also, he was carrying a bag of skittles. The cable news network was FOX. But that was only one instance of stupid. How bad could it be to watch FOX?
Back in 2012, the Rolling Stone reported that "It’s not exactly a revelation that Fox News viewers are spectacularly ill informed about current events compared to people who watch other networks. But according to a recent report, the Fox audience knows less even than folks who don’t watch any news at all. In other words, if a rock is stupid, watching FOX news will make you dumber than a rock.
The report came out of Fairleigh Dickinson University. But It wasn't the first study that found Fox News viewers are more misinformed than anyone else. In 2001, a study from the University of Maryland found that Fox News viewers were more likely to believe false information.
Someone at the White House needs to do something about conspiracist-in chief Donald Trump's addiction to FOX.. They can do what one woman did to prevent her mother from watching the network. She used the "parental lock" tool to block FOX. Find out how you can do it too.