Social media outpaces print newspapers in the U.S. as a news source

% of U.S. adults who often get news by platform according to Pew:
1) Television — 49% (↓ 1% YoY)
2) Online — 53% (↑ 10% YoY)


Big news: Social media surpassed newspapers as the #4 source for news.

% of U.S. adults who often get news by specific platform:
1) Television — 49%
2) Digital — Website — 33%
3)
Radio — 26%
4)
Digital — Social Media — 20%
5)
Newspapers — 16%

% of U.S. adults who often get news from TV:
1) 65+ — 81%
2)
50–64–65%
3)
30–49–36%
4)
18–29–16%


Flashback: Americans’ online news use is closing in on TV news use

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