Average monthly Facebook interactions for prominent Italian news sites, and some of the most popular false news sites (2017)

Topic: Disinformation
Source: Measuring the reach of “fake news” and online disinformation in Europe, by Reuters Institute
Type: Problem
Sub type: Prevalence of disinformation
Years: 2017
Geographical: Italy
Method: Data collection
This bar graph from the Reuters Institute shows the average monthly Facebook interactions with several prominent Italian news sites and some of the most popular false Italian news sites. Although the prominent news sites have larger averages, the gap between prominent news sites and false news sites is a bit narrower here than it is for other metrics, such as reach and time spent.