Experiences of checking news sources among the German population 2017

This statistic shows the results of a survey conducted in Germany in cooperation between Statista and YouGov in 2017, regarding double-checking news sources among the German public. That year, 38.4 percent of respondents reported that they checked where the news they had read or heard came from, while 55.3 percent did not.

Have you ever tried to check the source of TV, newspaper, radio, social network or online news that you saw, read or heard?

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Source

Release date

March 2017

Region

Germany

Survey time period

February 28 to March 3, 2017

Number of respondents

1,017 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

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