Fake news perception of accuracy in the U.S. 2016

Perceived accuracy of fake news headlines in the United States as of December 2016

by Statista Research Department, last edited Dec 6, 2016
Fake news perception of accuracy in the U.S. 2016 The statistic presents results of a survey regarding the perceived accuracy of fake news headlines in the United States as of December 2016. It was found that 28 percent of respondents believed that the headline that Pope Francis had endorsed Donald Trump for President was very accurate.
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Perceived accuracy of fake news headlines in the United States as of December 2016

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