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CNA among top 5 online news sources for university students

CNA among top 5 online news sources for university students

Taipei, July 31 (CNA) The Central News Agency (CNA), Taiwan's national news agency, was one of the five news websites that drew the most visits by university and college students around the country, according to a Shih Hsin University survey released Friday.
The survey found 73.4 percent of the respondent university and college students used the Internet as their key vehicle to access news.
The news website the students visited most frequently was Yahoo Kimo News, followed by Google News, NowNews, Nius News and CNA, according to the survey.
Among five major media categories, the usage rate of the Internet was the highest, attracting 98.9 percent of university and college student users. It was followed by television (82.4 percent), newspaper (42.2 percent), magazine (25.8 percent) and radio (19.8 percent), the survey showed.
According to Shih Hsin University, a private school in Taipei's Wenshan District, the survey reflects young people's preference for being online, and for searching and sharing information and data.
Smart phones were the device most used by university and college students to surf the Internet (89.9 percent), followed by laptops (67.9 percent), desktops (35.2 percent) and tablets (11.6 percent), the survey showed.
It was conducted on university and college students around Taiwan from June 29 to July 17 through e-mails and the link to the poll on social media. A total of 1,000 valid samples were collected. The margin of error was plus or minus 3.1 percentage points. (By Lo Hsiu-wen and Elizabeth Hsu)


Updated : 2021-09-26 14:20 GMT+08:00