Opinions on impact of fake news in Germany 2017

Where do you stand in regard to the following statements about the impact of "fake news"?

by Statista Research Department, last edited Feb 18, 2019
Opinions on impact of fake news in Germany 2017 This statistic shows the results of a survey done by YouGov in cooperation with Statista on the impact of fake news in Germany in 2017. More than eighty three percent of respondents (top 2 boxes 'completely agree', 'mostly agree') were of the opinion that elections can be influenced by fake news.
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Where do you stand in regard to the following statements about the impact of "fake news"?

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Completely agreeMostly agreeMostly disagreeCompletely disagreeNot sure, not specified
„Fake news“ can lead to the discrimination of individual persons58.2%31.7%4.8%0.7%4.6%
„Fake news“ can lead to the discrimination of groups54.1%34.7%5.2%1.3%4.8%
Elections can be influenced through „fake news“43.6%39.6%8.6%2.1%6%
News can be difficult to trust because of „fake news“46.9%37.6%9%1.5%5%
Populists gain aproval due to „fake news“39.6%36.8%10.2%3.7%9.8%
„Fake news“ contributes to the spread of conspiracy theories42.9%40.4%8.1%1.8%6.7%
Completely agreeMostly agreeMostly disagreeCompletely disagreeNot sure, not specified
„Fake news“ can lead to the discrimination of individual persons58.2%31.7%4.8%0.7%4.6%
„Fake news“ can lead to the discrimination of groups54.1%34.7%5.2%1.3%4.8%
Elections can be influenced through „fake news“43.6%39.6%8.6%2.1%6%
News can be difficult to trust because of „fake news“46.9%37.6%9%1.5%5%
Populists gain aproval due to „fake news“39.6%36.8%10.2%3.7%9.8%
„Fake news“ contributes to the spread of conspiracy theories42.9%40.4%8.1%1.8%6.7%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Feb 18, 2019
This statistic shows the results of a survey done by YouGov in cooperation with Statista on the impact of fake news in Germany in 2017. More than eighty three percent of respondents (top 2 boxes 'completely agree', 'mostly agree') were of the opinion that elections can be influenced by fake news.
Show more
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