Germany Retains Top “Nation Brand” Ranking, U.S. Out of Top Five Again
Japan is in second place for the first time, while the UK remains in third, and France moves to fourth place - major gains are in the index’s People and Governance sub-categories. Winter Olympics and FIFA World Cup hosts South Korea and Russia improved their images, South Korea most remarkably. The U.S. remains in sixth place.
Fake News, Filter Bubbles and Post-Truth are Other People’s Problems…
A major new Ipsos study of over 19,000 people in 27 countries, and part of our long-running series on misperceptions of key social realities – The Perils of Perception – highlights how we think fake news, filter bubbles and post-truth are things that affect other people, much more than ourselves. But the majority also say they regularly see fake news, and nearly half say they’ve believed a fake story before finding out it’s fake.