by Kristen Purcell, Lee Rainie, Amy Mitchell, Tom Rosenstiel, Kenny Olmstead
| Mar. 1, 2010
The overwhelming majority of Americans (92%) use multiple platforms to get their daily news, according to a new survey conducted jointly by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project and Project for Excellence in Journalism.
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Very informative and helpful. The report provides the raw statistics about the way Americans get their information, but it also offers insight into the mentality behind the behavior and the drives behind consumer preferences.
Outstanding report by Pew Research and Journalism.org on how social media are changing people's relationship to news in America. This in-depth study shows extensive factual evidence on how the news experience has become more portable, personalized and participatory. A must-read for anyone interested in the future of news.
This article seems to indicate some quality journalism. And while it's not the most interesting or original journalistic piece, it does run through the recently released survey and manages to hit on the main points. Another good part about this article is the fact that they include the details about how the survey was conducted at the conclusion of the piece.
Interesting topic. I guess I've come to expect such a thing in our tech-infused world.