Sixty-three percent of Americans watched video in 2013, 36 percent of which watched news video, according to Pew. Younger Americans are the biggest consumers of video, with 90 percent of those ages 18 to 29 watching video and 48 per- cent of which watched news videos, while 80 percent of those ages 30 to 49 watched video, 49 percent of which watched news video.
Those individuals earning US$50,000 or more per year were far more likely to be video consumers and news video consumers. Those who earned a college or graduate degree were far more likely to be both video and news video consumers, according to Pew.
For more information, or to download the executive summary of the 2015 Global Digital Media Trendbook, go to http://www.wnmn.org.