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This research examines the role of news source cues (CNN, Fox News, no source) and its effect on survey participants on the perceived accuracy of the information. Results demonstrate that source cues are not as important as the information itself for both partisan sides.

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This article demonstrates the extent to which partisan readers are able to make judgements of what Trump commonly retorts as "fake news" based on the source of the news.

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This page is a summary of: Partisan motivated reasoning and misinformation in the media: Is news from ideologically uncongenial sources more suspicious?, Japanese Journal of Political Science, June 2019, Cambridge University Press,
DOI: 10.1017/s1468109919000082.
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