Primary sources of local information in the U.S. from 2007 to 2011

The statistic presents information on the primary sources of information about local communities that were used by residents in the United States from 2007 to 2011. In 2008, almost 11 percent of respondents stated that TV was their main source of local information.

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Release date

October 2011


United States

Survey time period

2011: August 2011 and October 2011

Number of respondents

2007: n = 505, 2008: n = 502, 2009: n = 500, 2010: n = 670, 2011: n = 500

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Supplementary notes

The source does not provide detailed information regarding the question. The chosen wording here might therefore differ slightly from the survey.
The source does not provide any further information as to the 2007 to 2010 survey data (date of survey, etc.).

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