Pew finds shift in where people turn for news

People are spending more time with news than ever before, but they are increasingly finding it on the Internet while the cable TV audience declined, the Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism, in its State of the News Media 2011 (stateofthemedia.org) reported. In December 2010, 41% of Americans cited the Internet as the place where they got “most of their news about national and international issues,” up 17% from a year earlier. Full Story »

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Fred Gatlin
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by Fred Gatlin - May. 1, 2011

This article appears to use a shotgun approach. It talks about many sources of news without looking at the numbers to see how is happen.

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Dwight Rousu
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by Dwight Rousu - May. 1, 2011

Interesting shifts in media sources selected by the public are noted. Relatively little elaboration is provided on cause and effect.

46% of people now say they get news online at least three times a week, surpassing newspapers (40) for the first time. Only local TV news is a more popular platform ... More »

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by Randy Morrow - May. 1, 2011

More than 90% of political talk shows on commerical radio preach to the right wing, reflecting the political preferences of station owners, while progressive talkers are ... More »

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