Monday, October 8, 2012

Interesting story on trends on how people get news / social media still on the rise

Here on the Jacobs School blog, we don't normally deviate from info specifically ABOUT the Jacobs School, but I thought this was interesting...and since the Jacobs School communications team (and many Jacobs School students, faculty and staff) are spending more and more time on social media sites, I thought this was appropriate and interesting.

For example, Catherine is tweeting live from Atlantic Meets the Pacific right now. (Ioana was there this morning.)

From the Pew Research Center for People & the Press

Trends in News Consumption: 1991-2012

The transformation of the nation’s news landscape has already taken a heavy toll on print news sources, particularly print newspapers. But there are now signs that television news – which so far has held onto its audience through the rise of the internet – also is increasingly vulnerable, as it may be losing its hold on the next generation of news consumers. (link to the full story)

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