Encountering fake news on TV worldwide 2019, by country

The statistic presents the share of adults who have witnessed fake news on television worldwide as of January 2019, broken down by country. The findings reveal that the majority of responding adults in Turkey said that they had witnessed fake news on television, with 76 percent having encountered false information via that medium. Germany had the lowest share of respondents who said they'd seen fake news on TV, along with Japan, Great Britain and Pakistan where fewer than 40 percent of adults had witnessed fake news via TV in each country.

Share of adults who have witnessed fake news on television worldwide as of January 2019, by country

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Sources

Release date

June 2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

December 21, 2018 to January 4, 2019

Number of respondents

25,229 respondents

Age group

16-64 years*

Method of interview

Online panel

Supplementary notes

*Respondents in the United States and Canada were aged 18 to 64 years.

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