Survey: 74 percent of U.S. adults have read the paper

Good news or obvious results masked as good news? You decide. A study released this week from Scarborough Research found that 74 percent of adults — nearly 171 million — in the United States read a newspaper in print or online during the past week, according to Editor & Publisher . “This number counters the notion that newspapers no longer impact consumers,” E&P ’s Jennifer Saba wrote. Does it?

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