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Unformatted text preview: rvey is somewhat different from surveys t hat ask about consumers ’ news consumption behavior “ y e s t e r d a y ” or about the specific f requency of their news consumption. I nstead, in the current survey, respondents were a sked in one question whether, on a typical day, they get news from each of the following: l ocal television news; national television news; local print newspapers; national print n ewspapers; or radio. L ater in the survey, those who were identified as being at least o ccasional online news consumers were asked if, on a typical day, they get news from any o ne of 14 different online sources, ranging from the website of a national newspaper or t elevision news organization to Facebook or Twitter posts of journalists, news organizations, r American Life Project Pew Interneto& other people they follow. W hen answers to the two questions are combined, 99% of News Consumer | 9 Understanding the Participatory A merican adults say that on a typical day, they use at least one of the 5 traditional news s ources or 14 online news sources asked about. T his number may be higher than other e stimates of daily news consumption because 1) respondents are asked about a “ t y p i c a l d a y ” l ocal television news; national television news; local print newspapers; national print n ewspapers; or radio. L ater in the survey, those who were identified as being at least o ccasional online news consumers were asked if, on a typical day, they get news from any o ne of 14 different online sources, ranging from the website of a national newspaper or t elevision news organization to Facebook or Twitter posts of journalists, news organizations, o r other people they follow. W hen answers to the two questions are combined, 99% of A merican adults say that on a typical day, they use at least one of the 5 traditional news s ources or 14 online news sources asked about. T his number may be higher than other e stimates of daily news consumption because 1) respondents are asked about a “ t y p i c a l d a y ” r a t h e r t h a n “ y e s t e r d a y...
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