Study: TV Key Source Of Economic News

  • February 10, 2009
Television is the primary source of news about the economy by more Americans than daily newspapers, the Internet and radio combined. Over half rate the coverage as good. That's per a nationwide research report from the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism and conducted by the Behavior Research Center. Forty-eight percent of respondents said they rely primarily on television for their economic news, while 21% cited newspapers, 16% the Internet, 8% radio and 7% "other." Of those who specified television, 56% said the coverage was good, and 6% said it was excellent. Some 60% of those interviewed base financial decisions on media reports.

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