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Studie des Marktforschungsunternehmens Ipsos, 6.9.2018 (engl. Originalfassung)

Fake news, post truth and filter bubbles are other people’s problems, not ours...

  •     •    65% think that other people live in a bubble on the internet, mostly looking for opinions they
  •           already agree with
  •     •    BUT only 34% say they live in their own bubble

  •     •    63% are confident they can identify fake news 

  •     •    BUT only 41% think average person can

  •     •    58% think they’re better than average at spotting fake news, only 28% think they’re not

  •     •    60% think other people don’t care about facts any more, they just believe what they want

  •     •    59% think they have a better understanding of social realities like crime rates than the average
  •           person, only 29% think they don’t

 Fake news and media lies...   

  •     •    60% say they very or fairly often see stories where news organisations have deliberately lied
  •     •    BUT there’s a very wide range from 82% in Argentina to 30% in Germany
  •     •    48% say they’ve believed a story they then found out was fake
  •     •    people define ‘fake news’ mostly as stories where the facts are  wrong, but 36% see it as a term
  •           politicians use to discredit stories they don’t like
  •     •    up to 51% in the US

We think trust in politicians is falling and misuse of facts is rising – but also that our political knowledge is holding up...

  •     •    Majority in every country and 64% globally think people trust politicians less than 30 years ago,
  •           including 80% in Sweden
  •     •    ...and 57% think there is more misuse of facts in the media/politics than 30 years ago, with
  •           South Africa and the US most likely to agree
  •     •    BUT we’re more evenly split on whether average person in our countries knows more or less
  •           about politics and society than 30 years ago: 30% think we know less, but 39% say more. And
  •           there is wide variation across countries: 66% of South Koreans say they know more, only 21%
  •           in France

Alle Ergebnisse der Studie finden Sie hier.