According to the survey, 39 percent of respondents said they got their news directly from the net. The only source that beats out online is Television. Even TV seems to be on the downslide compared to the rapid growth coming from social media and other online sources. In fact, 13 percent of the respondents said they sometimes received their news directly from Twitter. In general, social news sharing has climbed dramatically. In the last two years, social-networking as a primary source for news has grown from 9 percent to 19.
Android Authority, News Consumption continues to rise through the Internet, print news declining fast [study], Sep 28, 2012