View This Data: Info Sources

On January 16, 2011 by andrei

Flowing data runs a new “Visualize This” contest. This time the main question is about where the public gets its news.
Information Sources PEW FlowingData
I’ve looked a the data in absolute values and in an price-index-like way  (taking 2001 as a base year).
These two ways at looking at the data hint that:

  • Radio has the most bumpy road
  • Radio is the main medium to profit from election years
  • In 2010, the Internet is at 3times its initial size
  • All other mediums remain more or less the same or slip a little bit (at least in comparison to the Internet)

The setup:

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