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Perceived prevalence of fake news in media sources worldwide 2018, by region

Share of adults worldwide who believe fake news is prevalent in selected media sources as of January 2018, by region

by Amy Watson, last edited Feb 22, 2019
Perceived prevalence of fake news in media sources worldwide 2018, by region The statistic shows the share of adults worldwide who believe fake news is prevalent in selected media sources as of January 2018, broken down by region. The findings reveal that 45 percent of adults surveyed in North America believed that there was a great deal or fair extent of fake news in newspapers or magazines, and 48 percent said the same about television and radio. Conversely, respondents in Great Britain stated that they thought fake news was more prevalent in newspapers and magazines than in TV and radio.
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Share of adults worldwide who believe fake news is prevalent in selected media sources as of January 2018, by region

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