Reconfigured versus Fabricated Misinformation

Source: Brennen, J. Scott, Felix Simon, Philip N. Howard, Rasmus Kleis Nielsen. "Types, Sources and Claims of COVID-19 Misinformation," Reuters Institute, 07 April 2020
Topic: Disinformation
Reference year: 2020
Geographical area: European Union
Method: Survey
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The chart shows the proportion of reconfigured (N=133) and fabricated (N=86) misinformation in the sample (N=225) and the types of misinformation that constitute both reconfigured and fabricated misinformation. Out of the share of the content showed above, 59% is reconfigured (out of misleading, false context and manipulated content) and 38% is fabricated (out of fabricated and imposter content).