November 14, 2008

Older Fans of New Media


Americans 50-to-64 (29%) are about as likely as 18-to-24-year-olds (30%) to report having gotten news over the internet yesterday.

Middle-aged Americans are embracing new forms of media just as much as younger Americans, with 29% of 50-to-64-year-olds reporting going online for news yesterday compared with an almost equal percentage of 18-to-24-year-olds (30%) who did the same. However, fewer than half as many people ages 65 and older got news from the internet yesterday (13%). Age plays a much bigger factor when it comes to watching TV and reading a daily newspaper, which have a much older audience. Read More

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