Fake news in the U.S.

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Statista dossier on fake news in the U.S.

This dossier has been compiled to provide statistical information about fake news in the United States.

Table of contents

  • 1. News consumption overview
    • Daily news consumption in selected countries worldwide as of February 2015

    • News access in selected countries worldwide 2016, by media

    • Level of interest in various news types in the U.S. in 2015

    • Leading online news brands in the U.S. 2016

    • Leading social networks used for news in the U.S. 2016

  • 2. Trust in news
    • Frequency of trust in news sources in the U.S. 2017

    • Frequency of trust in online news sources in the U.S. 2017

    • Friendliness of media to the people U.S. 2017

    • Friendliness of media to the people U.S. 2017, by political affiliation

    • Consumer satisfaction with online news brands in the U.S. 2007-2016

    • Trusted sources for news on politics and government in the U.S. 2014

    • Most trusted sources of news for journalists worldwide 2016

  • 3. Fake news impact
    • Perceived frequency of media reporting fake news U.S. 2017

    • Perceived frequency of media reporting fake news U.S. 2017, by age

    • Perceived frequency of media reporting fake news U.S. 2017, by political affiliation

    • Ability to recognize fake news in the U.S. 2016

    • Fake news recognition among children in the U.S. 2017

    • Fake news social media exposure in the U.S. 2016

    • Confusion caused by made-up news in the U.S. 2016

    • Confusion caused by made-up news in the U.S. 2016, by age

    • Confusion caused by made-up news in the U.S. 2016, by political affiliation

    • U.S. public opinion: entity responsible for preventing fake news consumption 2016

  • 4. Fake news consumption
    • Fake news election stories in the U.S. 2016

    • Fake crime news stories in the U.S. 2016

    • Fake news consumption in the U.S. 2016

    • Fake news perception of accuracy in the U.S. 2016

    • Trust in Facebook news in the U.S. 2016

    • Sharing of made-up news online in the U.S. 2016

    • Fake news sharing among children in the U.S. 2017

  • Language: English
  • Released: March 2017
  • Source(s): Statista
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