Popularity of selected online news sources in the United States as of December 2016

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Share of respondents saying the website was a "major" or "minor" news source for them

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This graph presents data on the popularity of selected online news sources in the United States as of December 2016. During a survey, 25 percent of respondents stated that Twitter was an online news source for them.
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Release date
December 2016
United States
Survey time period
November 28 to December 1, 2016
Number of respondents
3,015 respondents
Age group
18 years and older
Method of interview
Online survey
Supplementary notes
The question was phrased by the source as follows: "There are many sources you could turn to in order to read the news and current events online. For each of the following, please indicate how major or minor of a source it is for you, personally, when reading news and current events online."

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