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Perceived frequency of traditional media reporting fake news U.S. 2018, by age

The statistic shows information on the perceived frequency of traditional major news sources reporting fake news in the United States as of March 2018, by age. During the survey, 28 percent of respondents aged 18 to 34 believed that traditional major news sources regularly reported fake news stories..

Perceived frequency of traditional major news sources reporting fake news stories in the United States as of March 2018, by age

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Source

Release date

April 2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

March 2 to 5, 2018

Number of respondents

803 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Supplementary notes

This question was phrased by the source as follows: "Do you think some traditional major news sources like TV and newspapers ever report fake news stories, or not? [If YES: Do they do this regularly or just occasionally?]"

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