Level of confidence distinguishing between legitimate and fake news in Canada 2017

The graph shows the share of consumers in Canada who are confident distinguishing between legitimate and fake news as of May 2017. The survey results show that 19 percent of respondents were very confident whereas one percent were not at all confident in their own ability to recognize fake news.

Share of consumers who are confident distinguishing between legitimate and fake news in Canada as of May 2017

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Source

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Ipsos
Release date

May 2017

Region

Canada

Survey time period

May 19 to 22, 2017

Number of respondents

1,001 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

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