Pewhasanewreportoutcalled“MillennialsPoliticalNews。

”Anintroduction:

AmongMillennials,Facebookisfarandawaythemostcommonsourcefornewsaboutgovernmentandpolitics。

Whenaskedwhethertheygotpoliticalandgovernmentnewsfromeachof42sourcesinthepreviousweek(36specificnewsoutlets,localTVgenerallyand5socialnetworkingsites),aboutsix-in-tenWeb-usingMillennials(61%)reportedgettingpoliticalnewsonFacebook。

Thatis17pointshigherthanthenextmostconsumedsourceforMillennials(CNNat?

44%)。

Andsome?

data:

AccordingtoPew,“LocalTV,”whichincludeshundredsoftelevisionchannels,manyaffiliatedwithmajornetworks,isanewssourcethatiscomparableto“CNN,”acablenewschannel(andwebsiteandYouTubechannelandFacebookpageandTwitterpage)。

Itisalsocomparableto“GoogleNews,”whichitselfdoesnotproducenews,butwhichpostslinkstobothCNNand“LocalTV”websites,aswellasto“LocalNewspapers,”whicharealsoincludedinthis?

list。

AccordingtoPew,MSNBC,achannelandwebsite,isdirectlycomparabletoEdSchultz,whohasashowthatairsonMSNBC,andtoTheDailyShow,whichairsonComedyCentral,achannelthatisnotincludedonthislist。

TheDrudgeReport,alistoflinkstootheritemsonthislist,iscomparabletoNPR,aradionon-profitthatsyndicatescontenttohundredsofradiostationsaswellastheinternet,throughitsappandpartnerstation?

apps。

AlsoaccordingtoPew,thesegenerations?

—?

Millennial,GenX,Boomer?

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arenotacynicalmarketingtheologythatshouldberejectedoutright,butanecessaryshorthand?

—?

longhand?

—?

forgroupsofpeoplebornbetweencertain?

years。

AccordingtoPew,thisisonewayitsdatawasgathered。

AccordingtoPew,Facebook,onwhichuserspostlinksandmediafromotherplaces,isalsoa“source”ofpoliticalnews。

Therefore,accordingtoPew,“SocialMedia”couldbe…“theLocalTVfortheNextGeneration。

”Accordingto?