The report found daily attention on news is relatively high, but unsurprisingly not among young people, and Americans are using several platforms now in their news consumption. Indeed, 46% are using four to six platforms to get their news.
What will garner attention most is the emergence of the handheld device --- one-third (33% to be precise) said they use their handhelds to get some news. More than a quarter personalize home pages and 37% pa
The report determined science, religion and health are considered undercovered among Americans. State and local governments also appear so. Sports and business are considered well-covered, on the other hand.
The biggest reason people consume the news: To be able to talk about it.