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A new study by the Media Insight Project finds young people are following the news. Nearly 80 percent of Americans ages 16-40 get their news daily.

This is good news. This age group will be leading the world and the more informed they can be, the better.

The bad news, 71 percent of that age group get their daily news from social media, roughly a third of that from YouTube or Instagram and a quarter from TikTok, Snapchat and Twitter. Forty-percent get their daily news from Facebook. The upside, it was 57 percent in 2015 of people getting their news from Facebook.There’s progress. Forty-five percent of those surveyed say they get their n...


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