Reasons for President Trump declaring news as "fake news" in the U.S. 2017

This statistic presents the perceived reasons why President Trump says something is "fake news" in the United States as of June 2017. During a survey, 53 percent of respondents stated that Donald Trump says something is "fake news" because he just doesn't like what is being reported.

Reasons why President Trump says something is "fake news" in the United States as of June 2017

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Sources

Release date

July 2017

Region

United States

Survey time period

June 4 to June 6, 2017

Number of respondents

767 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online interview

Supplementary notes

This question was phrased by the source as follows: "When President Trump says something is "Fake News", do you think he is more likely to say that because... (A) President Trump believes the information in the news isn’t true; (B) President Trump just doesn’t like what is being reported; (C) Not sure."

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