Sources of coronavirus information (April 2020)

Sources of coronavirus information (April 2020)

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Local news sources70%
Conversations with family and close friends 69%
Newspaper and online journalism outlets57%
Network TV news (ABC, NBC, CBS)55%
Cable News51%
Radio48%
Facebook27%
Social media other than Facebook or Twitter25%
Twitter22%

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CategoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Local news sources78%54%68%
Conversations with family and close friends 68%49%74%
Newspaper and online journalism outlets76%48%42%
Network TV news (ABC, NBC, CBS)73%46%42%
Cable News56%37%50%
Radio46%35%53%
Facebook29%17%27%
Social media other than Facebook or Twitter28%20%25%
Twitter27%14%18%

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CategoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Local news sources74%76%81%
Conversations with family and close friends 60%76%69%
Newspaper and online journalism outlets77%71%78%
Network TV news (ABC, NBC, CBS)65%71%78%
Cable News40%60%63%
Radio33%54%49%
Facebook17%39%31%
Social media other than Facebook or Twitter22%42%25%
Twitter22%32%29%

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CategoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Local news sources70%73%66%
Conversations with family and close friends 75%67%78%
Newspaper and online journalism outlets39%54%40%
Network TV news (ABC, NBC, CBS)45%55%37%
Cable News48%51%51%
Radio49%53%56%
Facebook19%36%29%
Social media other than Facebook or Twitter22%28%24%
Twitter17%22%17%

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CategoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Local news sources75%75%64%
Conversations with family and close friends 65%67%72%
Newspaper and online journalism outlets78%63%39%
Network TV news (ABC, NBC, CBS)71%68%38%
Cable News53%56%48%
Radio41%47%52%
Facebook27%29%26%
Social media other than Facebook or Twitter27%26%25%
Twitter29%23%17%

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CategoryLean liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Local news sources74%79%73%
Conversations with family and close friends 65%65%63%
Newspaper and online journalism outlets81%79%75%
Network TV news (ABC, NBC, CBS)78%73%61%
Cable News55%53%50%
Radio45%38%43%
Facebook20%29%30%
Social media other than Facebook or Twitter19%25%37%
Twitter17%27%41%

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CategoryLean conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Local news sources67%68%59%
Conversations with family and close friends 70%75%72%
Newspaper and online journalism outlets36%45%34%
Network TV news (ABC, NBC, CBS)44%41%33%
Cable News52%48%44%
Radio39%58%52%
Facebook25%26%26%
Social media other than Facebook or Twitter35%25%20%
Twitter17%16%17%

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CategoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Local news sources70%73%73%
Conversations with family and close friends 70%71%66%
Newspaper and online journalism outlets57%65%52%
Network TV news (ABC, NBC, CBS)52%68%58%
Cable News50%62%50%
Radio47%49%52%
Facebook26%33%29%
Social media other than Facebook or Twitter23%28%31%
Twitter19%28%26%

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CategoryMaleFemale
Local news sources68%73%
Conversations with family and close friends 66%72%
Newspaper and online journalism outlets56%56%
Network TV news (ABC, NBC, CBS)48%61%
Cable News53%50%
Radio56%41%
Facebook25%29%
Social media other than Facebook or Twitter29%23%
Twitter22%22%

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CategoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Local news sources75%69%70%
Conversations with family and close friends 70%68%71%
Newspaper and online journalism outlets65%57%42%
Network TV news (ABC, NBC, CBS)64%52%49%
Cable News53%53%42%
Radio52%46%46%
Facebook34%24%24%
Social media other than Facebook or Twitter28%26%21%
Twitter31%20%10%

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Category18-2930-4445-6465+
Local news sources68%67%73%73%
Conversations with family and close friends 66%68%68%74%
Newspaper and online journalism outlets58%65%54%49%
Network TV news (ABC, NBC, CBS)53%57%58%52%
Cable News38%48%53%60%
Radio35%50%52%49%
Facebook33%40%19%21%
Social media other than Facebook or Twitter36%36%18%18%
Twitter31%35%15%10%

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CategoryNo HSHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Local news sources85%67%67%75%73%71%
Conversations with family and close friends 82%68%71%67%69%66%
Newspaper and online journalism outlets49%47%56%47%67%69%
Network TV news (ABC, NBC, CBS)58%56%53%54%55%59%
Cable News44%53%55%40%50%54%
Radio52%51%52%39%43%54%
Facebook25%29%27%27%26%27%
Social media other than Facebook or Twitter13%30%25%26%23%25%
Twitter23%19%21%20%23%30%

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CategoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
Local news sources72%73%70%65%
Conversations with family and close friends 73%70%68%59%
Newspaper and online journalism outlets51%57%67%65%
Network TV news (ABC, NBC, CBS)56%54%63%49%
Cable News52%55%51%43%
Radio51%55%40%37%
Facebook31%34%14%19%
Social media other than Facebook or Twitter27%28%21%22%
Twitter22%23%16%25%

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CategoryThe Bible is the actual word of God and is to be taken literally, word for word.The Bible is the word of God but not everything in it should be taken literally, word for word.The Bible is a book written by men and is not the word of God.Don't know.
Local news sources74%71%68%62%
Conversations with family and close friends 76%72%60%50%
Newspaper and online journalism outlets49%55%70%54%
Network TV news (ABC, NBC, CBS)58%54%57%46%
Cable News56%51%46%48%
Radio55%51%36%45%
Facebook34%29%20%17%
Social media other than Facebook or Twitter34%22%22%22%
Twitter24%20%21%19%

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