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First Findings of the Eurobarometer on Fake News and Online Disinformation | Digital Single Market

By Eurobarometer
March 15, 2018

The Eurobarometer survey was conducted via telephone interviews early February in all EU Member States. Over 26.000 citizens were interviewed about their perception of fake news and their trust in news media sources. The first findings show a clear concern for the spread of disinformation online in Europe.

The Flash Eurobarometer on Fake News and Online Disinformation measured the perceptions and concerns of 26.576 European citizens around fake news. The first results show that fake news are widely spread across the EU with 83% of respondents saying that fake news represent a danger to democracy.

Source: First findings of the Eurobarometer on fake news and online disinformation | Digital Single Market

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