If not, you’re in good company.
From a newspaper? Television? The radio? From a digital source, like social media or a news site? Perhaps all of the above.
In 2012, 39% of respondents got news online or from a mobile device “yesterday,” (the day before they participated in the survey) up from 34% in 2010.
Though “traditional” media may be declining as a primary source for news, online news has been on an incline since 2006. A further breakdown shows that 19% of respondents got news from social media and 16% did so from e-mail, while 8% said they’d listened to a podcast.
More digital developments from the State of the News Media report: http://pewrsr.ch/114ozuY
via the Herald Tribune:
Mark Jurkowitz, the associate director of the Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism who has spent two decades covering the news media, said during a phone interview Thursday that one of the reasons the real story likely fell through the cracks was because sports journalists are not by nature very good at investigative work.
“That’s not really where their expertise lies,” he said. “The fact that the steriods scandal went unreported by so many for so long” is an example of that, he said.
— Amy Mitchell, Deputy Director for the Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism, quoted in Folio Magazine piece from a panel discussion at Advertising Week.
— Andrew Kohut, president of the Pew Research Center, in a Huffington Post piece “Watching the Show: Are Conventions Still Relevant?”