45%

of Americans are somewhat confident in their ability to recognize fake news

Source: Pew Research Center
Additional Information: By comparison, 39 percent are very confident and 9 percent are not very confident in their ability to recognize fake news. Six percent say they aren't confident at all in their ability to call out fake news.
Reference: For more information, read the 2016 Pew Research Center analysis, "Many Americans Believe Fake News Is Sowing Confusion." "Many Americans Believe Fake News Is Sowing Confusion."

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