I'll be appearing on North Carolina Public Radio's show The State of Things today at 12 PM EST to discuss my research with Jason Reifler on correcting misperceptions -- you can listen live at WUNC's website. Here's the blurb:
Truth, Lies & Politics
Thursday, September 18 2008 by Daniel Zola and Frank Stasio
As the presidential election heats up, facts, figures and political fodder begin to fly. Reporters do their best to keep the candidates honest, but does fact-checking the claims really work? Duke Political Science PhD candidate Brendan Nyhan joins host Frank Stasio to discuss his research paper, "When Corrections Fail - The Persistence of Political Misconception” to uncover if the media are doing more harm than good.
Update 9/19 10:06 PM: Here's the MP3 clip.