Monday, September 13, 2010

Flash -- Americans Love the News

A new Pew Center study finds Americans spend about as much time with news today than they did in the heyday of traditional mainstream media.

Obviously, looking at the graph to the left, there are winners and losers over time.  The results are hardly surprising.  What's good to know, though, is the total amount of time spent with the news, on average.

This bodes well now only for political knowledge but the health of organizations that provide the news -- assuming they can figure out a way to successfully monetize the online access.

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