U.S. students main news sources 2018, by frequency of use

This statistic shows the main sources for news among college students in the United States as of April 2018, sorted by frequency of use. The findings show that 93 percent of surveyed college students in the U.S. got their news weekly via online or face-to-face discussions with peers, however social media was the most used daily source of news.

Main sources for news among college students in the United States as of April 2018, by frequency of use

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Source

Release date

October 2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

February 12 to April 21, 2018

Number of respondents

5,844 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

among adults enrolled full-time at an educational institution

Method of interview

Online survey

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