Uses and Values for News on Cable Television

Thomas F. Baldwin, Marianne Barrett, Benjamin Bates

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Cable subscribers who are regular users of television news indicated that broadcast stations were the dominant source of news across all dayparts. Cable news dependent subscribers were more likely than broadcast news dependent subscribers to use cable news on a regular basis and tune to cable in a national crisis. They were younger, compared cable news more favorably to broadcast news, and placed a higher dollar value on cable news.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)225-233
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media
Issue number2
StatePublished - Mar 1 1992
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Communication


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