Undermining the Corrective Effects of Media-Based Political Fact Checking? The Role of Contextual Cues and Naïve Theory

Material TypeArticleLanguageEnglish
TitleUndermining the Corrective Effects of Media-Based Political Fact Checking? The Role of Contextual Cues and Naïve Theory Author(S)R. Kelly Garrett (Author)
Abstract  Media-based fact checking contributes to more accurate political knowledge, but its corrective effects are limited. We argue that biographical information included in a corrective message, which is often unrelated to the inaccurate claim itself, can activate misperception-congruent naïve theories, ...Paginationp617-637
SubjectCommunicationDescriptorsCommunication
Journal TitleJournal of Communication  
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