01/26/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

More Americans Prefer News From Web Than Newspapers: Pew Study

WASHINGTON (AFP) - The Internet has surpassed newspapers as the main source for national and international news for Americans, according to a new survey.

Television, however, remains the preferred medium for Americans, according to the survey by the Washington-based Pew Research Center for the People & the Press.

Seventy percent of the 1,489 people surveyed by Pew said television is their primary source for national and international news.

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