Internet Overtakes Newspapers as News Source


In case you needed more convincing about the upward trend in use of the Internet for accessing information and the importance of having a compelling website, the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press reports today that the Internet has now surpassed all other media except television as a main source for national and international news.

Their survey finds that 40% of Americans are getting most of their news about national and international issues from the Internet. And for Americans younger than 30, six-in-ten (59%) say they get most of their news online, the same percentage as television.

Read the summary of findings with link to full report here.

Posted in Polling and Public Opinion, Youth.

Alyssa Isakower

Alyssa has consulted for The Ocean Project coordinating World Oceans Day since 2011 and is more excited for June 8th every year! She is interested in all things social media, and has been thrilled to work with partners of The Ocean Project around the world on exciting conservation outreach, both on the ground and online.

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