Skip to comments.CNN, newspapers hammered as Americans turn to mobile news
Posted on 09/28/2012 12:02:05 PM PDT by Beave Meister
Americans are fast turning to mobile devices to get their news, resulting in stunning viewership declines for CNN and existence-threatening readership drops for newspapers, according to a new Pew Research Center survey. The winners: social network sites, online news and websites like the Drudge Report and Yahoo.
In Pew's latest look at trends in news consumption, Americans said that they have turned away from CNN. In just four years, the percentage of those who say they watch CNN has dropped from 24 percent to 16 percent. Viewership of the competing cable giants, Fox and MSNBC, has remained fairly stable with Fox leading with 21 percent who say they watch it regularly and MSNBC third with 11 percent who say they watch it regularly.
CNN is not the only one hurting: Newspaper readership has dropped in half since 2000, with only 23 percent of those polled saying they read a paper. Magazine readership, meanwhile, has dropped to 18 percent, and those getting their news from TV is down to 55 percent, a troubling trend.
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Yikes! Yahoo is one of the worst sites.
FUNKER530 is getting a lot of play, featuring US troop helmet cam *documentary* videos in Afghanistan.
The Courier-Journal black hole at the center of the galaxy sucks.
Everyone knows it.
I get the paper for the comics and the sports.
If I want the news I start with Drudge and take it from there.
I cannot wait to read of the death of the Washington Post and the New York Times.
Can’t wait to see all of their Journalists in the Free Cheese line.If only I could see Katie Couric, Chris Mathews, Rachel Maddow, Juan Williams, Bob Beckel ,and Matt Lauer there with them ,I would be a happy man.
The Death Watch continues and I’m loving it.
Inasmuch as increasing numbers of Americans are coming to the realization that the so-called mainstream media are nothing more nor less than the Left’s Ministry of Propaganda, perhaps it’s just as well that they fade into a well-earned oblivion.
I just looked it up. The Circulation for the Washington Times and Wall Street Journal went up. Clearly the liberal slant is the kiss of death here.
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