Study Finds Bannon Biggest Liar in Conservative Media

A Brookings Institute study revealed that former Trump strategist Stephen Bannon’s podcast was the foremost purveyor of lies in the conservative media world. Twenty percent of episodes included unsubstantiated or false claims. (The Hill, February 9, 2023, by Dominick Mastrangelo)

In their study of Bannon’s podcast “War Room,” researchers also found that 70 percent of the podcasts included at least one false or misleading claim, and conservative podcasters were 11 times more prone than liberal podcasters to voice false claims. (The New York Times, February 13, 2023, by Stuart Thompson)

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