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September 8, 2010

graph of the day: paying attention to public affairs

Here is the trend for the proportion of people who say they pay attention to public affairs. The lower line shows the trend separately for younger adults, ages 18-25.

I notice a few points:

All of this matters because people who pay attention have the most impact, and because habits of news consumption that form in early adulthood tend to stick.

September 8, 2010 11:28 AM | category: none



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