Which U.S. states have the most fake news?
News Nation Live readers voted on the top five U.K. states for the most false stories, with three states and Washington, D.C. coming in ahead of the other two.
New York, Connecticut, New Jersey and Rhode Island all saw a rise in false stories in 2017, the study found.
“We find that the U.N. report did not mention any of these states,” the study’s lead author, David Henningsen, said in a statement.
“The U.R.S.-based study is not a reliable guide to fake news in any country.”
The top five states with the most articles about fake news on Reddit include: Alabama, Georgia, Texas, Arkansas, and North Carolina.