Survey Says: Radio, Other Traditional Media in Sharp Decline as News Sources

The Pew Research Center for the People and the Press reports that television maintains its lead in question, “Where did you get news yesterday?” with 55 percent, down from 58 percent in 2010.

Radio slipped one point, from 34 percent to 33 percent, but newspapers are off the Cliff, with 56 percent in 1991 and only 23 percent in 2012. Magazines are down to 17 percent.

Online media, on the other hand, have risen from 24 percent in 2004 to 39 percent in 2012. When it comes to younger people, fuhgeddaboudit: a significant percentage reported they had consumed no news yesterday.

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