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Flash Eurobarometer 464 (Fake News and Disinformation Online)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
Creator
  • European Commission, Brussels
Publication Date
2018-05-03
Contributor
  • European Commission, Brussels DG Communication COMM A3 ´Media monitoring, Media Analysis and Eurobarometer´ Unit (Researcher)
  • Kantar TNS, Brussels, Belgium (Data Collector)
  • Kantar TNS BBSS, Sofia, Bulgaria (Data Collector)
  • Kantar TNS, Prague, Czech Republic (Data Collector)
  • Kantar Gallup A/S, Copenhagen, Denmark (Data Collector)
  • Kantar, Munich, Germany (Data Collector)
  • Kantar Emor, Tallinn, Estonia (Data Collector)
  • Behaviour & Attitudes, Dublin, Ireland (Data Collector)
  • Kantar TNS, Athens, Greece (Data Collector)
  • Kantar TNS, Madrid, Spain (Data Collector)
  • Kantar TNS, Paris, France (Data Collector)
  • Kantar TNS, Milan, Italy (Data Collector)
  • CYMAR, Nicosia, Cyprus (Data Collector)
  • Kantar TNS, Riga, Latvia (Data Collector)
  • Kantar TNS, Vilnius, Lithuania (Data Collector)
  • Kantar TNS, Luxembourg, Luxembourg (Data Collector)
  • Kantar Hoffmann, Budapest, Hungary (Data Collector)
  • MISCO International Ltd, Valletta, Malta (Data Collector)
  • Kantar Public, Amsterdam, Netherlands (Data Collector)
  • Kantar, Vienna, Austria (Data Collector)
  • TNS Polska, Warsaw, Poland (Data Collector)
  • Marktest Limitada, Lisbon, Portugal (Data Collector)
  • Kantar TNS, Bucharest, Romania (Data Collector)
  • Mediana, Ljubljana, Slovenia (Data Collector)
  • Kantar TNS, Bratislava, Slovakia (Data Collector)
  • Kantar TNS Oy, Espoo, Finland (Data Collector)
  • Kantar SIFO, Stockholm, Sweden (Data Collector)
  • Kantar TNS, London, United Kingdom (Data Collector)
  • HENDAL, Zagreb, Croatia (Data Collector)
  • TNS Political & Social, Brussels (international co-ordination) (Data Collector)
Language
English
Classification
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
    • Communication, Public Opinion, Media
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Information society
    • Mass media
    • Information technology
Description
  • Abstract

    Fake news and disinformation online. Topics: use of the following media: printed newspapers and magazines, online newspapers and magazines, news agencies, online social networks and messaging apps, TV, radio, news aggregators, video hosting websites, other; usage frequency of online social networks; activities in online social networks: read or listen to content shared by others, share content found by oneself, share content found by others; trustworthiness of news and information in: printed newspapers and magazines, online newspapers and magazines, online social networks and messaging apps, TV, radio, video hosting websites and podcasts; frequency of encountering false information; self-rated ability to identify false information; assessment of the existence of false information as a serious problem: in the own country, for democracy in general; responsible actors in tackling fake news. Demography: nationality; possession of selected communication devices and computers; internet connection at home; age; sex; age at end of education; occupation; professional position; type of community; household composition and household size; region. Additionally coded was: respondent ID; country; type of phone line; nation group; weighting factor.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2018-02-07 / 2018-02-09
    total
  • 2018-02-07 / 2018-02-08
    Belgium
  • 2018-02-07 / 2018-02-08
    Bulgaria
  • 2018-02-07 / 2018-02-08
    Czech Republic
  • 2018-02-07 / 2018-02-08
    Denmark
  • 2018-02-07 / 2018-02-08
    Germany
  • 2018-02-07 / 2018-02-08
    Estonia
  • 2018-02-07 / 2018-02-08
    Ireland
  • 2018-02-07 / 2018-02-08
    Greece
  • 2018-02-07 / 2018-02-08
    Spain
  • 2018-02-07 / 2018-02-08
    France
  • 2018-02-07 / 2018-02-08
    Croatia
  • 2018-02-07 / 2018-02-08
    Italy
  • 2018-02-07 / 2018-02-08
    Republic of Cyprus
  • 2018-02-07 / 2018-02-08
    Latvia
  • 2018-02-07 / 2018-02-08
    Lithuania
  • 2018-02-07 / 2018-02-08
    Luxembourg
  • 2018-02-07 / 2018-02-08
    Hungary
  • 2018-02-07 / 2018-02-08
    Malta
  • 2018-02-07 / 2018-02-08
    Netherlands
  • 2018-02-07 / 2018-02-08
    Austria
  • 2018-02-07 / 2018-02-08
    Poland
  • 2018-02-07 / 2018-02-08
    Portugal
  • 2018-02-07 / 2018-02-08
    Romania
  • 2018-02-07 / 2018-02-09
    Slovenia
  • 2018-02-07 / 2018-02-08
    Slovakia
  • 2018-02-07 / 2018-02-08
    Finland
  • 2018-02-07 / 2018-02-08
    Sweden
  • 2018-02-07 / 2018-02-08
    United Kingdom
Geographic Coverage
  • Belgium (BE)
  • Bulgaria (BG)
  • Czech Republic (CZ)
  • Denmark (DK)
  • Germany (DE)
  • Estonia (EE)
  • Ireland (IE)
  • Greece (GR)
  • Spain (ES)
  • France (FR)
  • Italy (IT)
  • Cyprus (CY)
  • Latvia (LV)
  • Lithuania (LT)
  • Luxembourg (LU)
  • Hungary (HU)
  • Malta (MT)
  • Netherlands (NL)
  • Austria (AT)
  • Poland (PL)
  • Portugal (PT)
  • Romania (RO)
  • Slovenia (SI)
  • Slovakia (SK)
  • Finland (FI)
  • Sweden (SE)
  • Croatia (HR)
  • United Kingdom (GB)
Sampled Universe
Population of the respective nationalities of the European Union Member States and other EU nationals, resident in each of the 28 Member States and aged 15 years and over
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview: CATI
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 26576
    Number of Variables: 202
Availability
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Rights
All metadata from GESIS DBK are available free of restriction under the Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication. However, GESIS requests that you actively acknowledge and give attribution to all metadata sources, such as the data providers and any data aggregators, including GESIS. For further information see https://dbk.gesis.org/dbksearch/guidelines.asp
Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6934 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
Publications
  • European Commission: Flash Eurobarometer 464. Fake news and disinformation online. Survey requested by the European Commission, Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content & Technology and co-ordinated by the Directorate-General for Communication (DG COMM “Media monitoring, Media Analysis and Eurobarometer” Unit. Brussels, April 2018. doi:10.2759/559993

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 15 | Registration Date: 2018-05-03

European Commission, Brussels (2018): Flash Eurobarometer 464 (Fake News and Disinformation Online). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Data Archive. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.13019