Opinion on fake news as a serious problem in the U.S. 2019, by political affiliation

The statistic shows the share of adults who believe fake news is a major problem in the United States as of March 2019, sorted by political affiliation. During the survey, 40 percent of Democrats or Democrat-leaning Independents stated that they believed fake news is a major problem in the United States, whereas 62 percent of Republicans said the same.

Share of adults who believe fake news is a major problem in the United States as of March 2019, by political affiliation

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Source

Release date

June 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

February 19 to March 4, 2019

Number of respondents

6,127 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online panel

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