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A new study from the Media Insight Project examines how Americans’ news consumption jumps across platforms.
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The Engaging News Project want to know if that and other small cues and prompts can encourage people to seek points of view different from their own.
A new study finds that the use of computers and Facebook are more associated with information overload than the use of television and iPhones.
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Fewer than half of those surveyed in any size of community said they rely on a print newspaper.
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Tablets get used at the times of day that used to be the domain of the morning and afternoon newspaper. Joshua Benton
Pulse users on smartphones launch the app twice as often as tablet users — but tablet users keep it open twice as long per session. Justin Ellis
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