Americans Have Less Faith In Other Outlets to Replace Newspapers
Monday, May 21, 2018
Print newspapers have long been a dying form of media, with more Americans saying they rarely or never read one. But they are now less confident that other news sources can make up the difference if the newspaper finally goes out of print.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 57% of American Adults rarely or never buy a print version of their local newspaper, up from 51% in 2014 and up from just 30% who said the same nine years ago. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The national survey of 1,000 Adults nationwide was conducted May 14-15, 2018 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.
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