Strong awareness of fake news danger


Survey of media consumption in Switzerland show many people are aware of disinformation and mainly blame social media networks.

More than half saw fake news as a serious problem – but most were willing to check more established journalistic outlets for the facts. 

The report from the University of Zurich says more than 80% have trust in professional media.

It concludes having a robust news media is essential in combating fake news. 

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