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Ability to recognize fake news in the U.S. 2020

Level of confidence in distinguishing between real news and fake news among adults in the United States as of December 2020

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Release date

2021

Region

United States

Survey time period

December 8, 2020

Number of respondents

1,000*

Age group

16 years and older

Method of interview

Online panel

Supplementary notes

*Respondents were aged 16 to over 54, with 35.7 percent of participants between the ages of 35 and 44 (35.7%). The gender split skewed female (53.6%).
Question: How confident are you in your ability to identify news online that is fake or misleading?

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