Average Monthly Facebook Interactions for Prominent French News Sites and Some of The Most Popular False News Sites (2017)

Source: Fletcher, Richard, Alessio Cornia, Lucas Graves and Rasmus Kleis. "Measuring the Reach of “Fake News” and Online Disinformation in Europe," Reuters Institute, February 2018
Topic: Disinformation
Reference year: 2017
Geographical area: France
Method: Data mining
Link to original document: reutersinstitute.politics.ox.ac.uk
This column chart from the Reuters Institute shows the average monthly Facebook interactions for several prominent French news sites and some of the most popular false French news sites, in million minutes. Notably, although the prominent news sites outperformed the false ones in reach and monthly time spent on their pages, their Facebook interactions lag behind some of the interactions achieved by the false news sites.