Share of consumers who are exposed to fake news in Australia 2018 by age group

The statistic presents information about the share of consumers who are exposed to fake news in Australia as of February 2018, by age group. As of this date, around 40 percent of respondents under 35 years in Australia had been exposed to poor journalism, where there were factual mistakes, misleading headlines or clickbait.

Share of consumers who are exposed to fake news in Australia as of February 2018, by age group

Under 3535 and over
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Sources

Release date

June 2019

Region

Australia

Survey time period

January to February 2019

Number of respondents

2,026 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

The survey question was phrased as follows: "In the last week which of the following have you personally come across? Please select all that apply.".

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