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Unformatted text preview: that people connect in a personal way with news is through interactive material. Some 36% of internet users (38% of online news users) say an important part of the news websites they choose is whether it has interactive content like charts, quizzes, graphics and maps they can manipulate themselves. Those who use a large number of news media platforms on a typical day (4 -6), those who use a wide range of online news sources (6 -14), and those who are interested in a diverse set of online topics are more likely than others to cite this preference for interactive material. Finally, there are several other ways that people can customize their online news experiences. In effect, they can create a kind of news “playlist ” by using the internet to look at news events at the time of their choosing and to the level of depth that matters to them. In this survey we asked questions about people ’s use of video content on news sites and found that 68% of internet users have watched a video online of a news story Pew Internet & American Life Project or event that happened in Understanding feed of a live or the past and 62% have watched a videothe Participatory News Consumer | 60 breaking events. Those who use a lot of media platforms on a typical day, who have a diverse set of news interests, and who visit a relatively high number of online news sites look at news events at the time of their choosing and to the level of depth that matters to them. In this survey we asked questions about people ’s use of video content on news sites and found that 68% of internet users have watched a video online of a news story or event that happened in the past and 62% have watched a video feed of a live or breaking events. Those who use a lot of media platforms on a typical day, who have a diverse set of news interests, and who visit a relatively high number of online news sites are more likely than others to have used news sites this way. In effect, they are reallocating their attention t...
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