Another 25 say they follow the news some of the time

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Unformatted text preview: esearch Center for The People & The Press Pew Internet & American only about that found that Life Project Understanding yesterday ” – News Consumer | 13 a fifth of Americans did not get news “the Participatory that is, the day before they took the survey. 2 Those who are well -educated, relatively well -off financially, and older are more likely than others to say they follow the news all or most the time. ” Another 25% say they follow the news “some of the time ”; 12% say they do so “now and then ” and 7% say they follow news “hardly ever ” or “never. ” These findings match up with previous work by the Pew Research Center for The People & The Press that found that only about a fifth of Americans did not get news “yesterday ” – that is, the day before they took the survey. 2 Those who are well -educated, relatively well -off financially, and older are more likely than others to say they follow the news all or most of the time. The generational story is particularly striking. Younger adults are the least likely to say they follow the news avidly and the most likely to say they hardly ever or never get news: Pew Internet & American Life Project Understanding the Participatory News Consumer | 14 The news platforms people use on a typical day When asked about their routines for getting news on a typical day, and specifically The news platforms people use on a typical day When asked about their routines for getting news on a typical day, and specifically which news platforms individuals turn to daily, the results are striking. Almost all American adults (99%) say that on a typical day, they get news from at least one news platform (local or national newspapers, local or national television news broadcasts, radio, or the internet), including 92% who follow the news on multiple platforms on a typical day. On a typical day: l 78% of Americans get news from a local TV station l 73% get news from a national television network such as CBS or a cable TV station such as CNN or Fox...
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