Reliability of news due to impact of social media worldwide 2013

The statistic reveals the opinion of PR professionals worldwide in 2013 when asked if they believe that social media has made news less reliable because journalists do less or no fact checking. Over half stated that they believed social media made the news less reliable.

Does social media make news less reliable because journalists do less or no fact checking?

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Source

Release date

June 2013

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2013

Number of respondents

186 PR professionals, spokespeople and corporate communications professionals

Supplementary notes

The survey was carried out among 186 PR professionals, spokespeople and corporate communications professionals, of which 100 from the Netherlands and 86 from other countries. Another 165 journalists, editors and bloggers took part in the study, of which 66 from the Netherlands and 99 form other countries.
No date of survey was provided.

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