Opinions on fake news sources about the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Italy 2020

A survey from April 2020 showed that 79 percent of Italian people believed Facebook to be responsible for spreading false or not accurate information regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impact. Data revealed that television was considered less reliable than Twitter or Instagram.

Which media are responsible for spreading false or inaccurate information regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impact?

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Source

In cooperation with
YouGov Italy
Release date

April 2020

Region

Italy

Survey time period

April 9, 2020

Number of respondents

1,009 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

The question was phrased by the source as follows: "Secondo te, quali mezzi di comunicazione sono responsabili della diffusione di notizie false o disinformazione sul tema del coronavirus e dei suoi impatti? Seleziona tutte le risposte che ritieni opportune".

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