A survey commissioned by Channel 4 earlier this year revealed that just four per cent of those surveyed could distinguish between fake and genuine news stories.

But how would you do? Are you able to recognise whether a news story is genuine - or is disinformation purporting to be fact? Take part in our version of the Channel 4 survey and find out. We’ll reveal the results at the Democracy under Threat? Focus Day and online on Saturday 10 June.

* 1. Below are some news stories that have genuinely appeared in the media over the last few months or years. Select the stories you have seen.

* 2. Select the stories you think are true.

* 3. Which of the following sources do you generally get your news from? (Select all that apply)

* 4. Which of the following would you say is your primary source of news?

* 5. Which, if any, of the following online social networks are you currently a member of? (Select all that apply)

* 6. If you have a Facebook account, what proportion of your friends do you think generally share your political views?

* 7. How confident, if at all, are you that you could tell the difference between a fake news story and a real news story?

* 8. How worried, if at all, are you about the effects of fake news?

* 9. “Fact checking” sites are websites that monitor the claims made by public figures or news organisations and decide whether they are accurate or not. Do you think we need more websites like this, or do you think there are enough already?

* 10. Which of the following groups do you think are doing enough to tackle to fake news? (Select all that apply)

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