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News Consumption

SURVEY: Millennials Prefer To Stumble Onto News Stories

AP | MARTHA IRVINE | Posted 05.15.2015 | Media

CHICAGO (AP) — Young adults have a reputation for being connected to one another and disconnected from the news. But a survey has found that mobile ...

The Difficulties of Consuming News

Alain de Botton | Posted 12.01.2014 | World
Alain de Botton

The modern world is teaching us that there are dynamics far more insidious and cynical still than censorship in draining people of political will; these involve confusing, boring and distracting the majority away from politics by presenting events in such a disorganized, fractured and intermittent way that most of the audience is unable to hold on to the thread of the most important issues for any length of time.

Internet Is Now Main News Source For Young Americans

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 10.16.2013 | Media

Old habits die hard, and a new study is now revealing that older Americans who are holding tight onto television and print in order to consume their n...

News Is Bad for You? Here Are 9 Reasons Why That Idea Is Flat Wrong

Danny Rubin | Posted 06.16.2013 | Media
Danny Rubin

I don't know who Rolf Dobelli is, but I completely disagree with his recent column in The Guardian, a British newspaper. Dobelli believes "news is bad for you" and argues that the day's headlines rot your brain.

Today's American News Consumer

Maryam Banikarim | Posted 04.08.2013 | Media
Maryam Banikarim

While news consumption is generally ruled by routine, consumers are customizing how and where they get their information based on lifestyle preferences and how much they value the content. We've identified five distinct segments of the American news consumer.

Millennials Hate The News

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.02.2013 | College

Millennials couldn't care less about the news. That's according to the research of University of Texas at Austin journalism professor Paula Poindex...

A Student Perspective: Generational Differences in News Use

Lindsay Hoffman | Posted 07.21.2012 | College
Lindsay Hoffman

The Pew Research Center has identified three types of media users: Traditionalists, Integrators, and Net-Newsers. I am in my 20's and am a Net-Newser. My mom, on the other hand, is a Traditionalist.

Getting the News -- Chris Dixon

Michael_Young | Posted 04.24.2012 | Media
Michael_Young

This week we spoke to Chris Dixon, co-founder of Hunch. We thought we'd ask Chris what his news routine was -- when you're on the cutting edge of tech, information is vital.

TV remains top source of news even as online grows

AP | JEREMY HERRON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — Fewer Americans are reading newspapers and are instead getting their news online, but television remains the leading source of news i...