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Pew: 24 percent of Americans say cable news is the most helpful source for election news

Pew Research Center

According to new research from the Pew Research Center, 91 percent of Americans say they’ve gotten election news in the past week from 11 sources asked about. But, Americans are divided on what source of election news is the most helpful. Cable news ranked first at 24 percent, with social media following at 14 percent. 13 percent said a news website or app, and 3 percent said a local newspaper in print was most helpful.

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