With printed logs losing subscribers every day, people find other options to stay abreast of their news. Newspaper sales reached their peak in 1970 when approximately 62 million newspapers were sold in the country every day. However, with the population of the United States on the rise, newspaper sales are not standing. It is estimated that approximately 55 million newspapers are sold every day.
In the 1920s, the average journal bought per household culminated at 1.3. In the 1970s, this figure started soaking on a paper less than 1 paper per house. In the year 2000, the number dropped to 53 newspapers per household.
One of the reasons is that people just do not read as much as they used it. People seem to be busier than ever and just do not take the time to read more.
Many change their news habits by looking at the three big news network and cable car programs instead of the newspaper. With as many options on television, it seems like there is an information station for all tastes.
While many “older” adults still prefer newspapers, “young” adults seemed to prefer to get their news from the Internet. TV News is still the most consulted source of information, but the Internet quickly becomes the source of favorite news, especially in the form of news blogs, press portals and online newspapers.
Online news earn popularity every day. Virtually all major newspapers have a version of an online newspaper. The pioneers like Mike Drudge led the way in which independent press providers. And there are innumerable news blogs on the web.
Part of what makes news blogs so popular is that they can be used as RSS feed. This allows you to use news flows on other blogs on the web and also reads the news of many other viewers. People also love news blogs because you can leave comments and it creates a dialogue on history that is a great way to feel as if you are part of the story.