Almost one third of Americans rely on newspapers for local business information

In the U.S., newspapers run second behind the Internet as the source that people rely on for information about local businesses according to a new report from the Pew Research Centre. According to the study, 31 percent of respondents said they rely on newspapers (26 percent in print and five percent online) seek out information about restaurants, bars, clubs and other establishments in their community.

The results are based on data from telephone interviews conducted by Princeton Survey Research Associates International from January 12 to 25, 2011.

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