The State Of The Media

by Patrick Appel

Pew's report on news consumption came out this morning. Ambinder summarizes:

Pew's latest survey of news consumption is out, and if there's been any illusion about the pace of the shift to the Web, it ought to end: 63% of Americans say that online news sources are regular providers of information of them. Forty-six percent Americans get their news from at least four sources. More than a third of Americans have participated in the newsgathering stream in some way, either by contributing comments or iReports.

The Web is now the number two for news, just behind local and national television -- and ahead of newspapers and radio.

ReadWriteWeb has more highlights. Below is graph showing which topics the public thinks don't get enough attention: