Main news platforms used in the United Kingdom (UK) 2013-2015

This statistic shows the main news platforms used in the United Kingdom from 2013 to 2015, according to respondents. Television and online were most commonly cited by respondents as their main news source. Only 8 percent of respondents reported radio was their main source of news in 2014.

Which of the news platforms you use is most important or which is your main news source?*

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Source

Release date

June 2015

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

2013 to 2015**

Number of respondents

n (2013) = 2,078; n (2014) = 2,082; n (2015) = 2,149

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

news consumers

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* The original survey question was: "You say you’ve used these sources of news in the last week, which would you say is your main source of news?"
** The survey was carried out in January and February each year.
Respondents reported only one main news platform each.
Figures for 2013 and 2014 published earlier by the source.

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