Saturday, October 30, 2004

Voters Checking Out Other Sides' Sites

Encouraging to see that people are choosing to listen to both sides of the issue rathter than just get news that supports their view.

``They were extremely aware of the arguments for their guys, but they are no less aware of arguments challenging their guys,'' said Lee Rainie, director of the Pew group. ``They are not building walls, not screening out the other stuff.''

Television remains the primary source of news information for all groups -- about 74 percent got news that way, according to the study. More than half of survey respondents say they use radio and a similar number read newspapers.

Thirty-four percent of all respondents got news via e-mail or the Web, but the figure increases to 43 percent for dial-up Internet users and 64 percent for those with high-speed connections at home.
via NY Times

1 comment:

Darnell Clayton said...

That is a good thing to hear about. I hope more people do that in the future. Selah!

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