Share of online news consumers concerned about misinformation in selected Latin American countries in 2018, by reason given
Latin America: digital news misinformation concerns 2018, by reason
The statistic shows the percentage of digital news consumers who were concerned about misinformation in selected Latin American countries in 2018, sorted by reason given. Brazil had the highest share of concerns due to spin or bias, with 76 percent of online news consumers claiming to be worried about being misinformed for this reason.
Share of online news consumers concerned about misinformation in selected Latin American countries in 2018, by reason given
Spin or biasCompletely made up newsPoor journalismTerm misuseAdverts that look like newsSatire
Brazil76%75%69%66%54%41%
Mexico74%70%67%63%53%40%
Argentina74%73%68%60%43%29%
Chile69%68%68%58%43%33%
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Source

Release date

June 2018

Region

Central and South America, Mexico

Survey time period

January to February 2018

Number of respondents

Approx. 2,000 respondents*

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* In each country surveyed. The exact number of respondents can be found here.

Latin America: digital news misinformation concerns 2018, by reason
The statistic shows the percentage of digital news consumers who were concerned about misinformation in selected Latin American countries in 2018, sorted by reason given. Brazil had the highest share of concerns due to spin or bias, with 76 percent of online news consumers claiming to be worried about being misinformed for this reason.
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