Canadian journalists' perspectives on fake news 2017, by industry

This statistic presents the share of journalists who consider fake news to be a serious problem in Canada as of June 2017, broken down by industry. The findings show that 44 percent of journalists in the business and industries area considered fake news to be a serious problem, whereas by comparison 31 percent of journalists working in the lifestyle and entertainment industry said the same.

Share of journalists who consider fake news to be a serious problem in Canada as of June 2017, by industry

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Sources

Release date

October 2017

Region

Canada

Survey time period

June and August 2017

Number of respondents

197 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

sample consists of journalists and media professionals

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Statement: Fake news is a serious problem in my area of journalism

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