66% of students get their news online
45% of teens say TV is the best overall source of news, 44% think it’s the most accurate and 43% think it’s the easiest to use. Only 28% of teachers thought TV was the best news source, a distant second to newspapers’ 48%. Findings show 90% of students were at least somewhat interested in current events; 51% get news online once a week or more. While 66% get news from online portals at least weekly, only 21% get it weekly from national newspaper sites.