Perception of the Frequency of Encountering News or Information Believed to Misrepresent Reality or be False Across European Union Countries

Source: European Commission. Special Eurobarometer 503: Attitudes Towards the Impact of Digitalisation on Daily Lives (Brussels: European Commission, 2020)
Topic: Disinformation
Reference year: 2019
Geographical area: European Union
Method: Survey (N=27498)
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The finding of the Special Eurobarometer 503 shows that 85% of Maltese respondents encountered news or information that they believe misrepresents reality or is false at least several times a month compared to only 53% in Bulgaria. European Union refers to EU28. The United Kingdom left the European Union on 31 January 2020.