False news and democracy: opinions in EU countries 2022

Attitudes to whether news or information that misrepresents reality or is false is a problem for democracy in EU member states as of February 2022, by country

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Release date

April 2022



Survey time period

January 18, 2022 to February 14, 2022

Special properties

responses include those who responded 'totally agree' or 'tend to agree' and 'totally disagree' or 'tend to disagree', and excludes those who answerered 'don't know'

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

Question: Do you totally agree, tend to agree, tend to disagree or totally disagree with each of the following statements? The existence of news or information that misrepresent reality or is even false is a problem for democracy in general.

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