Most likely sources of fake news stories in the United States as of January 2017

Perceived sources of fake news in the U.S. 2017 The statistic presents data from a survey on the most likely sources of fake news stories in the United States as of January 2017. During the survey, 24 percent of respondents stated that they thought they would encounter fake news stories on CNN.
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Share of respondents who thought they'd encounter fake news stories
Facebook58%
Internet News Sites51%
Twitter49%
Saturday Night Live39%
Fox News24%
Radio Talk Shows24%
The Daily Show24%
CNN24%
MSNBC17%
The New York Times17%
Good Morning America (ABC)15%
CBS This Morning (CBS)14%
The Today Show (NBC)14%
USA Today13%
ABC World News Tonight13%
Local Radio News Stations12%
Meet the Press (NBC)12%
CBS Evening News12%
NBC Nightly News12%
Local Newspapers11%
60 Minutes (CBS)11%
NPR (National Public Radio)11%
Face the Nation (CBS)11%
PBS News Hour9%
Local TV News8%
Share of respondents who thought they'd encounter fake news stories
Facebook58%
Internet News Sites51%
Twitter49%
Saturday Night Live39%
Fox News24%
Radio Talk Shows24%
The Daily Show24%
CNN24%
MSNBC17%
The New York Times17%
Good Morning America (ABC)15%
CBS This Morning (CBS)14%
The Today Show (NBC)14%
USA Today13%
ABC World News Tonight13%
Local Radio News Stations12%
Meet the Press (NBC)12%
CBS Evening News12%
NBC Nightly News12%
Local Newspapers11%
60 Minutes (CBS)11%
NPR (National Public Radio)11%
Face the Nation (CBS)11%
PBS News Hour9%
Local TV News8%
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The statistic presents data from a survey on the most likely sources of fake news stories in the United States as of January 2017. During the survey, 24 percent of respondents stated that they thought they would encounter fake news stories on CNN.
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Release date
February 2017
Region
United States
Survey time period
January 27, 2017
Number of respondents
1,007 respondents
Age group
18 years and older
Method of interview
Online survey

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