Sources of government and politics news in the U.S. 2014, distribution by medium

The data shows the distribution of sources of political and government news in the United States as of April 2014, broken down by medium. According to the source, four percent of media consumers got their news in print, as opposed to 45 percent who got it on television in early 2014.

Where do you get most of your news about political and government issues?

Share of respondents
On television45%
On the internet37%
On the radio12%
In print6%
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Source

Release date

October 2014

Region

United States

Survey time period

March 19 to April 29, 2014

Number of respondents

2,901 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

This question was phrased by the source as follows: "Thinking specifically about government and politics, do you get most of your news about this topic...?"

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