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TV remains most popular news platform for UK adults - Ofcom

Thursday 26 July 2018 | 19:24 CET | News
Television (79%) is the most popular platform for UK adults and older children to consume news, followed by the internet (64%), radio (44%) and newspapers (40%), according to new research published by Ofcom.

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