Social media look to be the local TV of the Millennial generation, esp for political news

About 61 percent of U.S. millennials say they got their political news in the last week from Facebook, compared with 37 percent who said they got it from local (not network or cable) television. Interestingly, those proportions were nearly the reverse of baby boomers; 60 percent said they got their political news from local television, versus 39 percent who said they got it from Facebook. For Gen Xers, those between boomers and millennials, Facebook was the most common place for political news, though less so than for millennials, followed by local television, though at a smaller level than boomers. See the full Pew report.

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From newsplexer.com

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