My Facebook news feed usually contains links to prominent news stories, because one or more of my online acquaintances share the latest information. I’ve especially appreciated news of the revolts in the Arab world, which has been conveyed rapidly by the anonymous volunteers at We are all Khaled Said and also through their Facebook page and Twitter stream.
The New York Times seems like a magazine these days. I no longer rely on it or BBC News for information, as I did in past decades. Google News has been my browser’s homepage for many years. Headlines from around the world are displayed every time I open the browser window.
A few days ago, Pew released its annual report, “The State of the News Media 2011,” announcing what we already knew—that, for Americans, the web has become a more common source of news than newspapers, though television remains the most popular channel.
What’s your primary source of news these days?