The 2016 Presidential Campaign – a News Event That’s Hard to Miss

The 2016 Presidential Campaign – a News Event That’s Hard to Miss. Pew Research Center. Jeffrey Gottfried et al. February 4, 2016.

News and information about the contentious 2016 presidential election is permeating the American public, according to the survey of 3,760 U.S. adults by Pew Research Center. About nine-in-ten U.S. adults (91%) learned about the election in the past week from at least one of 11 types of sources asked about, ranging from television to digital to radio to print.This is true even among younger Americans, as 83% of 18- to 29-year-olds report learning about the presidential election from at least one stream of information, according to the survey conducted Jan. 18-27, 2016, using Pew Research Center’s American Trends Panel. [Note: contains copyrighted material].

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