Average Monthly Time Spent With 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
Reference year: 2017
Geographical area: France
Method: Data mining
Link to original document: reutersinstitute.politics.ox.ac.uk
Cumulative data of total time spent with the false news outlet (per month) remains below the time spent with news. Even if people spent just under 50 million minutes per month with Le Huffington Post, this still exceeds the total time spent with all 20 false news sites from the sample.