Millennials Think the News Should be a Free Public Service According to New Study - A Whittle Bit of Commentary 3/20/15

A Whittle Bit of Commentary with Chad Whittle

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The Media Insight Project researched how Millennials get the news, if they pay attention at all to it. According to the study, 40% of them check various news outlets "several times a day," and "70 percent of Millennials say that their social media channels have a mix of viewpoints that are similar and different than their own. According to RadioInk.com, the study found that Millennials are more than willing to pay for video games, movies, TV, but feel that news should be a free public service. Obviously, some of my fellow Millennials live in a dream world, because they feel the media is a public service, when most of the news outlets provide nothing but a public disservice a lot of the time in their reporting. I’m Chad Whittle on A Whittle Bit of Commentary.

Sources:

http://radioink.com/Article.asp?id=2906335&spid=24698

http://www.mediainsight.org/Pages/how-millennials-get-news-inside-the-habits-of-americas-first-digital-generation.aspx

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Posted on March 19, 2015 .