|Title:||Pew Research Center: December 2016 Fake News Survey [USPEW2016-1204]|
|Survey Sponsor:||The PEW Research Center for the People and the Press|
|Survey Firm:||Princeton Survey Research Associates International|
|Study Date:||December 1-4, 2016|
|Sample:||Adult residents of the continental United States|
|Survey Notes:||This study contains sampling using landline telephones and cellular phones. Use SAMPLE in column 7, where 1=landline and 2=cell phone. There are 2 forms for this study located in column 22. Form 1=1, Form 2=2.|
|Abstract:||Encountering partially accurate news stories (1); encountering completely fake news stories (1); sharing completely fake news stories (2); responsibility for fake news prevention (3); confidence in ability to recognize fake news (1); fake news confusing Americans (1).|
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The PEW Research Center for the People and the Press. Pew Research Center: December 2016 Fake News Survey, Dec, 2016 [dataset]. USPEW2016-1204, Version 2. Princeton Survey Research Associates International [producer]. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY: Roper Center for Public Opinion Research, RoperExpress [distributor], accessed Dec-13-2017.
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