Monday, December 29, 2008

Internet overtakes newspapers as news source

According to a survey by the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press, conducted Dec. 3-7 among 1,489 adults,"The internet, which emerged this year as a leading source for campaign news, has now surpassed all other media except television as a main source for national and international news. Currently, 40% say they get most of their news about national and international issues from the internet, up from just 24% in September 2007. For the first time in a Pew survey, more people say they rely mostly on the internet for news than cite newspapers (35%)."

Read a summary of the findings.

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