Interested in Local News?

Interested in Local News?

NewsjpgWho likes local news and how they get it varies greatly by demographics. Nearly a third of all American adults are very interested in local news and follow it closely. This group consists mostly of older Americans, Black adults and Americans with less education. Their preferred source of local news is television. If you are in the age group of 18 – 29, you likely have little interest in local news. Only 15 percent of you find it interesting. This analysis of local news comes from Pew Research Center. It makes sense if you think about it. Generally, the older one gets the more one is settle and invested into the community. How Americans get local news also varies greatly by age. Pew Research Center breaks out all the numbers here if you want to learn more.