Channels used for news about the Yellow vests movement among French 2019

This graph displays the ranking of the main news sources that French surveyed used to keep up with the news on the Yellow vests movement in 2019. It appears that 64 percent of the respondents stated getting news about this movement through TV news, while 26 percent mentioned Facebook as one of their news source.

Through which channel did you mainly get information about the movement of the Yellow vests and the demonstrations?*

Share of the respondents
Generalistic TV news64%
24-hour news channels37%
Titles of the daily press17%
Internet websites and apps of print media15%
News websites only available online6%
Internet websites/applications of TV channels or radio stations5%
Magazine press4%
Youtube videos4%
Free press2%
No opinion1%
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Release date

January 2019



Survey time period

January 3-7, 2019

Number of respondents

1,024 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

* This question was phrased by the source as follows: "Comment vous êtes-vous informé(e) principalement sur le mouvement des gilets jaunes et des manifestations?"

The source does not provide information regarding multiple answering options. Percentage points exceeding 100 percent are probably due to multiple answers.

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