Tech & The District » Americans http://blogs.hillandknowlton.com/techandthedistrict Tech the way we see it: insights and musings on technology PR, policy and the District, from H&K’s D.C. Tech Team. Thu, 04 Aug 2011 15:06:44 +0000 http://wordpress.org/?v=2.9.2 en hourly 1 Do Americans Still Get Their News From Traditional Media? http://blogs.hillandknowlton.com/techandthedistrict/2010/09/16/do-americans-still-get-their-news-from-traditional-media/ http://blogs.hillandknowlton.com/techandthedistrict/2010/09/16/do-americans-still-get-their-news-from-traditional-media/#comments Thu, 16 Sep 2010 16:52:23 +0000 Lauren Wilson http://blogs.hillandknowlton.com/techandthedistrict/?p=579 Newspapers, broadcast media, radio— Are these tools still relevant when it comes to receiving daily news updates? Some argue that traditional media is dead and claim that we’ve moved away from this forum to gravitate towards online media and social media to receive our news.  According to a recent Washington Post article, which discusses findings from a PEW Study called, traditional media is still holding its weight alongside online media.

The article highlights that Americans spend on average 57 minutes getting their news from TV, newspapers, or radio; just as they did in 2000. Can you believe that?  In fact, we spend an additional 13 minutes each day consuming news on the Web. The only thing that has really changed is that Americans have more immediate access to news than ever before.

Where do you get your news from and why? Is it from broadcast, newspapers, radio, Twitter or Facebook? Feel free to comment and let us know!

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