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About that 1998 Trump interview…

About that 1998 Trump interview…

We're all prone to confirmation bias. Even me.

You know this quote from Trump’s People magazine interview in 1998 that’s been doing the rounds? This one:

Donald trump quote in people magazine circa 1998

Fake.

Confirmation bias can catch you out, whatever side of the political spectrum you sit.

And yes, busted. I fell for this one hook, line and sinker, and my Interactive Journalism students caught me out. Good work, them.


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Adam Tinworth   Adam Tinworth

Adam has been a blogger for over 20 years, and a journalist for more than 25. He currently works as a consultant and trainer, helping people do better, more engaged online journalism.


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