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Being skeptical of sources is a journalist’s job — but it doesn’t always happen when those sources are the police
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Including how research into sports fandom explains Trump supporters’ claims of voter fraud: “One’s degree of team identification is a major predictor for attributing a loss to external forces such as referees and opponents’ cheating, resulting in denial of the outcome.”
It comes down to how easily the story falls apart.