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Number of people reading newspapers (newspaper readership) and number of people using social media

Requested from NIB by J. Velasco at 05:13 PM on Jul 23, 2021.
Purpose: Thesis research in Ateneo Law School as a requirement for graduation
Date of Coverage: 01/01/1960 - 01/01/2020
Tracking no: #NIB-847244197354

Velasco 05:13 PM, Jul 23, 2021

Hello! I would like to request data on:
1) number of people reading newspapers on a yearly basis (preferrably from 1960 to 2020)

2) number of people now using internet and social media (ex. Google, Facebook, Twitter) to check news updates.

3) Any other article/statistics/data showing that less people are now reading newspapers and more people use social media for news udpates.

May 17, 2022

Dear Julian,


Thank you for your request dated Jul 23, 2021 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Sorry for the late response to your request because of the changes in our office and new sets of Receiving Officer. Also, there is a technical error in our portal that causes of delay to response all request in our system.

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You asked for Number of people reading newspapers (newspaper readership) and number of people using social media.

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