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"News you don't believe": Audience perspectives on fake news

@inproceedings{Nielsen2017NewsYD,
  title={"News you don't believe": Audience perspectives on fake news},
  author={Rasmus Kleis Nielsen and Lucas Graves},
  year={2017}
}
In this RISJ Factsheet by Rasmus Kleis Nielsen and Lucas Graves, we analyse data from 8 focus groups and a survey of online news users to understand audience perspectives on fake news. On the basis of focus group discussions and survey data from the first half of 2017 from the United States, the United Kingdom, Spain, and Finland, we find that: • People see the difference between 'fake news' and news as one of degree rather than a clear distinction; • When asked to provide examples of 'fake… 

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