Confusion caused by made-up news in the U.S. 2019

Level of confusion caused by fake news about the basic facts of current issues and events in the United States as of March 2019

by Amy Watson, last edited Jun 12, 2019
Confusion caused by made-up news in the U.S. 2019 The statistic presents the results of a survey regarding the level of confusion caused by fake news about the basic facts of current issues and events in the United States as of March 2019. The findings revealed that the vast majority of responding U.S. adults said that made-up news and information caused a great deal of confusion, and a further 24 percent said that fake news caused some confusion about basic facts of current affairs.
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Level of confusion caused by fake news about the basic facts of current issues and events in the United States as of March 2019

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Share of respondents
A great deal of confusion67%
Some confusion24%
Not much/no confusion8%
Share of respondents
A great deal of confusion67%
Some confusion24%
Not much/no confusion8%
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by Amy Watson, last edited Jun 12, 2019
The statistic presents the results of a survey regarding the level of confusion caused by fake news about the basic facts of current issues and events in the United States as of March 2019. The findings revealed that the vast majority of responding U.S. adults said that made-up news and information caused a great deal of confusion, and a further 24 percent said that fake news caused some confusion about basic facts of current affairs.
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