POLL DU JOUR

The Washington Times Daily - - POLITICS - Churl­ish re­marks, grand pro­nounce­ments to jharper @wash­ing­ton­times.com.

● 71 per­cent of Amer­i­cans say it is ap­pro­pri­ate for search en­gines like Google to re­move “fake news sto­ries” from their con­tent.

● 66 per­cent say the per­son read­ing the news is re­spon­si­ble for en­sur­ing they aren’t ex­posed to fake news.

● 63 per­cent say so­cial me­dia sites are re­spon­si­ble for en­sur­ing read­ers aren’t ex­posed to fake news.

● 55 per­cent have started read­ing a news story and later re­al­ized it was not real.

● 49 per­cent see “fake news” while on­line at so­cial me­dia sites at least once a day.

Source: A Morn­ing Con­sult poll of 1,605 U.S. adults con­ducted Dec. 1-2.

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