This is what happens when journalists cannot do even simple math – literally, this is nonsensical reporting:
Of 2,000 U.S. participants polled in a survey conducted by online education program, ELVTR, 63% of Americans are still wrestling with debt from student loans.
Real world: Less than 13% of Americans carry student loans.
Guess 4x more Americans are stressed by other people’s loans? Did the study even ask that question?
Reporters must never be left alone, in a room, with a number or percentage.
Here’s the original headline in case they memory hole it later: