Media perceived as timely in providing information according to Canadians 2016

This statistic shows the percentage of consumers who think selected media are timely in providing information in Canada as of April 2016. During the survey period, it was found that 41 percent of respondents believed that social media like Facebook and Twitter were extremely timely in providing news information.

Percentage of consumers who think selected media are timely in providing information in Canada as of April 2016

Extremely timely (8-10)Average timeliness (4-7)Not at all timely (1-3)Unsure
News online71%19%3%7%
Radio60%29%5%5%
Broadcast television59%33%5%3%
Social media41%24%12%24%
Print newspaper27%49%19%6%
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Sources

Release date

August 2016

Region

Canada

Survey time period

March 31 to April 4, 2016

Number of respondents

1,000 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Telephone interviews and online survey

Supplementary notes

Question: "On a scale of 1 to 10, where 1 is not at all timely and 10 is extremely timely, how would you rate the following sources in terms of providing timely news information?"

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