The survey results show that more than half of them have never used it, reaching 57.2%, indicating that there is room for further efforts in the promotion and use of various inspection organizations. In addition, the public believed that the communication media had the greatest responsibility to reduce the spread of disinformation, followed by government officials, online and social platforms, and producers or distributors.
And as many as 70% of the public believe that phone database the government and technology companies should limit the spread of false information on the Internet, even if the relevant actions may damage people's freedom of speech. The Taiwan Fact-Checking Education Foundation was established in 2018 to conduct fact-checking and promote media literacy education. Hu Yuanhui, the host of the survey report presentation and chairman of the Taiwan Fact-Checking Education Foundation, said that Taiwan still lacks longitudinal time investigations on disinformation.
Therefore, the Taiwan Fact-Checking Education Foundation plans the "2022 Fake Information Survey" and entrusts an investigation agency to carry it out. , and invited three scholars, including Hong Zhenling, director of the Institute of Journalism, National Taiwan University, Zhang Youzong, a professor of the Department of Political Science of National Taiwan University, and Xie Jilong, a professor of the Institute of Journalism, National Taiwan University, to assist in writing the survey results and publishing them on the forum. It is hoped that this survey can be used as a reference for future related research.