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Trust in mainstream media outdoes social media

You can almost hear journalists across newsrooms in Canada breathing a sigh of relief. Canadians still trust the mainstream media, despite the rise of social media, according to the latest Canadian Media Research Consortium (CMRC) report. According to a recent online survey of 1,682 adults, nine out of 10 Canadians judged information provided by traditional news [...]
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Who trusts social media to get the news?

Industries / Media : (4 years ago)

One of the questions that came out of the CMRC report on social media and the news was about the reliability of social networks as a news source. Our study, Social Networks Transforming How Canadians Get the News (PDF), found that 7... Read Post

Social media transforming how people get the news

Industries / Media : (4 years ago)

The third in the CMRC’s series of reports on the news landscape in Canada reveals the dramatic impact that Facebook, Twitter and other social media services are having on the news diet of Canadians. Our report, Social Networks Trans... Read Post

Canadians don’t want to pay for the news online

Industries / Media : (4 years ago)

In the week the New York Times introduced digital subscriptions, a Canadian study shows that consumers just don’t want to pay for the news. An online survey of 1,682 adults, conducted by the Canadian Media Research Consortium (CMRC ... Read Post

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