Typical American uses four different devices for news/info, switching based on topic | Personal News Cycle study

Topic vs preferred source

In contrast to the idea that one generation tends to rely on print, another on television and still another the web, the majority of Americans across generations now combine a mix of sources and technologies to get their news each week, according to the survey by the Media Insight Project, an initiative of the American Press Institute and the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.

Where people go for news, moreover, depends significantly on the topic of the story β€” whether it is sports or science, politics or weather, health or arts β€” and on the nature of the story β€” whether it is a fast-moving event, a slower-moving trend, or an issue that the person follows passionately.

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