Gather And Share: The New News Consumption
(MinOnline) — The digital environment radically changes the way people consume and propagate news, according to a new survey by Gather.com. Of 1450 people surveyed, 49% now consider the Web their primary source of news. But each demographic demonstrates different news sharing habits. Among people aged 45 and older, 68% share news stories they see via email, while 54% of those under 45 use Facebook. Among those 24 and younger, however 90% use either Facebook or Twitter as the way they trade interesting news items with others.