How Good Is Your Grasp of Census 2020? It Comes Down to Who You Trust Online
"It’s hard to credibly dismiss a fear, which is a feeling, with thinking. Hard to use reason to dismiss it, especially when there are facts that show that the administration’s intent has been to deport people. Those facts have driven the fear," Vincent said.
"The human brain is actually wired to listen to other people. When you trust particular community leaders, when you trust particular political leaders, you’re more likely to listen to them, as opposed to just facts," Vincent said.
Subramaniam Vincent, director of Journalism and Media Ethics, quoted on KQED.