Wholesale news sources ranked by share of news consumption in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2013 to 2015*

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This statistic shows the wholesale* source distribution of news consumption in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2013 to 2015. BBC accounted for 42 percent of consumption in 2013, while ITN had the second greatest share of consumption at 14 percent of references.
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Release date
December 2015
United Kingdom
Survey time period
2013 to 2015***
Number of respondents
Age group
16 years and older
Special properties
all who use any news source nowadays
Method of interview
Online survey
Supplementary notes
* Wholesale is classified as the company that provides the news for the given source.
** The source indicates, " share of references is a bespoke metric to incorporate the impact of frequency and multi-sourcing within media providers and owners cross-platform." Additional information about this measure is available on slide 55 of the report.
*** Dates of most recent survey were September and October 2015.
**** n (2013) = 2,628; n (2014) = 2,553; n (2015) = 2,588.

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