Digital Communications

The digital switch? Why more Americans are logging on than tuning in to get their news

More people than ever before are turning to digital news sources. Image: Unsplash/ROBIN WORRALL

Elisa Shearer

Research Associate, Pew Research Centre


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60% of U.S. adults often get their news from digital devices. Image: Pew Research Center
52% of Americans prefer to get their news on a digital platform. Image: Pew Research Center
34% percent of Americans using a digital device often get their news from news websites or apps. Image: Pew Research Center
The majority of Americans prefer news websites to get their digital news. Image: Pew Research Center
71% of adults aged 18-29 get their news from a digital device. Image: Pew Research Center
42% of adults aged 18-29 get their news from social media. Image: Pew Research Center

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