More Choices for News
According to a Pew Research poll, Americans now spend 70 minutes a day getting their news. New technology has not replaced older forms of media for news and information, but rather has added to them. Americans now spend more time getting news each day. from more sources. We spend 57 minutes with traditional news media: television, radio, newspaper, and an additional 13 minutes with on-line news sources.
The vast majority of Americans still get most their news from television. The survey found the source from which Americans get their news is:
• The television number has held consistent over the past 14 years.
• Down 9% from 2000
• While 34% report getting their news from the internet, when you add in cell phones, social networks, e-mail and pod-casts, this number jumps to 44%
Daily Newspaper 31%
• Daily newspaper is down 16% over the past decade.
• In 2010, while only 26% of Americans report having read a print version of a daily newspaper. 17% of Americans say they read a newspaper online yesterday or visited a newspaper website.
17% of Adults report having read/seen/heard no news yesterday
27% of Adults under 30 report no exposure to news yesterday!
Obviously there are differences when you look at the different age and gender data, and for more detailed information refer to the complete complete survey
Where do you get your news?