Posted on TVNewsCheck, a Pew Research Center report that shows Americans have a high interest in local news.
According to the latest study by the Pew Internet and American Life Project, local TV news is still the most accessed source in large cities, used by 65% of the survey respondents. Internet searches were next, at 58%, beating word-of-mouth at 53% and local radio at 50%.
The best showing for local TV news is in suburban areas, clocking in at 75%. Local radio and Internet searches are tied at 55%, with word-of-mouth at 50%.