Public #impeachmenthearings begin today in a totally different media landscape from the one that existed the last time a president faced impeachment. One reflection of that: More Americans now get news from social media than from print newspapers.
Social media sites have surpassed print newspapers as a news source for Americans for the first time since Pew Research Center began asking these questions.
Social media sites have surpassed print newspapers as a news source for Americans: One-in-five U.S. adults say they often get news via social media, slightly higher than the share who often do so from print newspapers (16%)
Social media sites have surpassed print newspapers as a news source for Americans
Data from consistently shows that a plurality of Americans get news most often from television, with about one in five turning to social media for news on a regular basis.
Social media sites have surpassed print newspapers as a news source for Americans for the first time since Pew Research Center began asking these questions.
One-in-five U.S. adults say they often get news via social media, slightly higher than the share who often do so from print newspapers (16%)
6/ We examined these representational differences in #Facebook news imagery because Facebook is a source of news for 43% of U.S. adults. More broadly, more Americans now turn to social media than print newspapers for their news.
1 in 5 adults in the U.S. get their news from social media — more than they do from print media. (A first.)
Social media outpaces print newspapers in the U.S. as a news source for first time