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Study Suggests FOX News Delivered Presidency For Bush

Reported by Ellen - May 4, 2006

According to an article in the Washington Post, FOX News may have been responsible for delivering more than 10,000 votes for Bush in Florida, a decisive number in a state Bush won by fewer than 600 votes. (H/T Raw Story)

"Our estimates imply that Fox News convinced 3 to 8 percent of its audience to shift its voting behavior towards the Republican Party, a sizable media persuasion effect," said Stefano DellaVigna of the University of California at Berkely and Ethan Kaplan of Stockholm University.

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