What follows is not rigorous science. The sample size is less than 150 people and participation in the survey was incentivised with a chance to win a prize.
The headlines today is the claim that Games Workshop is being sued for $62.5m. There’s not much in the way of supporting evidence so has the site breaking the news done enough to convince us?
As it happens Geek Native likes to poll people in our competitions, a while back we had a copy of Elementary: The Ghost Line to give away so asked readers if they identified as geek or not and whether hard facts or a strong gut instinct made for a better detective.
The interesting thing? Geeks were less likely than non-geeks to put their faith in facts. Instead, we trusted a strong gut feeling. Could this be why fake news has become such a hot talking point?
Let us know what you think in the comments below!
Art by Edouard Noisette, Creative Commons