Main news sources used by consumers worldwide in 2017, by age

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The statistic shows the main news sources used by consumers worldwide in 2017, by age. During the survey, 33 percent of Millennial respondent stated that social media was their main source of news.
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Release date
June 2017
Survey time period
February 2017
Number of respondents
18-24 - 7754; 25-34 - 12,332; 35-44 - 12,976; 45-54 - 12,630; 55+ - 24,620
Age group
18 years and older
Method of interview
Online survey
Supplementary notes
This question was phrased by the source as follows: "You say you’ve used these sources of news in the last week, which would you say is your MAIN source of news?"

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