Coronavirus news sources used by different age groups in the UK in May 2020

A weekly survey carried out in the United Kingdom (UK) in May 2020 revealed the sources being used for coronavirus news by different age groups. BBC services were the most popular with the 65+ age group.

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Which sources have you used to get information/news about the Coronavirus outbreak in the last week?

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Sources

Release date

June 2020

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

May 2020

Number of respondents

1,928 respondents

Age group

16 years and older

Special properties

Online UK population

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Question phrased by the source: "Q3a. Which, if any of the following sources have you used to get information/news about the Coronavirus outbreak in the LAST WEEK?"

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