Communities and Local News: Profiles
A snapshot of the profiles of the different types of communities studied.
How people get local news and information in different communities
Depending on the topic, urban residents are more likely to use mobile and online sources; suburbanites are most heavily into social media; and rural residents are more inclined to word of mouth sources
72% of Americans follow local news closely
These local news enthusiasts follow a diverse set of topics but rely heavily on local newspapers to keep them informed
How Young Adults Get News and Information About Their Local Communities
Kristen Purcell will be discussing Pew Internet’s groundbreaking data on local news information ecosystems
How People Learn About Their Local Community in a Digital Age
Kristen Purcell will be presenting Pew Internet data on local news information ecosystems.