Online News: For many home broadband users, the internet is a primary news source
By the end of 2005, 50 million Americans got news online on a typical day, a sizable increase since 2002. Much of that growth has been fueled by the rise in home broadband connections over the last four years.
Online newspapers gain a foothold
New research shows that the Web sites of newspapers are gaining ground.
Young people with broadband at home have distinctive news consumption habits
Are we entering an era of “user-generated” online content? We may not quite be there. But if you look at how young people with high-speed connections interface with the news, the phrase “news consumers” doesn’t capture what these people do when th…
Americans’ Consumption of News & Information
This presentation shows pattern of online news consumption, with particular emphasis on how high-speed internet connections help shift the center of news consumption closer to the online world, especially for young internet users.
The Internet and Campaign 2004
75 million Americans used the internet in the last campaign to get political news and information, discuss candidates and debate issues in emails, or participate directly in the political process by volunteering or giving contributions to candidates….
Political documentaries in 2004
“Fahrenheit 9-11” had broad political reach: 31% of adult Americans saw a political documentary last year
Young high-speed users flock to internet for campaign news
Got bandwidth at home? Like politics? If you answer ‘yes’ to these questions, and you’re young, the internet shaped what you learned about the presidential election.
Internet as Unique News Source
Millions go online for news and images not covered in the mainstream press. But many are repulsed by what they see.