The following is taken from this site. http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/internet-hits-all-time-high-news-source-tv-all-time-low-says-pew
Source: CNS Sept. 25, 2011
According to a survey published Thursday by Pew Research Center, the Internet has
risen to its all-time high as a primary source of news for Americans with 43 percent now saying they get most of their news on national and international issues from the web.
Meanwhile, television sits at an all-time low as a primary source of news for Americans with only 66 percent now saying they get most of their national and international news from TV–a nadir television also hit in December 2010.
In this survey, respondents are allowed to give up to two answers. (So, a person can cite both television and the Internet, or television and radio, or newspapers and television, etc., as the places where they get most of their news–and the combined percentages for the various sources can add up to more than 100 percent).
According to the Pew Research Center, television peaked as the primary source of news for Americans at the time s of the September 2001 terrorist attacks, when 90 percent said they got most of their news from TV.
Television nearly returned to that level in March 2003, during the invasion of Iraq, and September 2005, during Hurricane Katrina. At both those times, 89 percent said they got most of their national and international news from TV.
However, during normal news times–when there was not a major act of war or natural disaster–TV hit its apex in January 1996, when 88 percent said it was the place they got most of their national and international news.
The Internet first appeared in Pew’s survey of news sources in January 1999, when 6 percent said the web was where they got most of their news about national and international issues.
Overall, in Pew’s latest survey, 66 percent said television was their primary source for national and international news, 43 percent said the Internet, 31 percent said newspapers, 19 percent said radio, 3 percent said magazines, and 4 percent said it was another source.
By presenting news that never gets reported, as well as a unique perspective on the news that does, those who are “awake” can continue to become informed and educated in the truth. And eventually, this will hopefully spread to the other 45 percent as well”.
Secondary source: http://www.thetruthseeker.co.uk/?p=34686