54% of US teens read newspapers

54% of teens read a newspaper in the past 7 days. Older teens (15-17) outpace younger teens (12-14) with newspaper reading, 63% vs.

54% of teens read a newspaper in the past 7 days. Older teens (15-17) outpace younger teens (12-14) with newspaper reading, 63% vs. 44%.

Newspaper sections appealing to US teens

Section12-17 Males Females 12-14 15- 17
Ads34% 22% 46% 31% 36%
Classifieds25 25 26 15 36
Comics 49 50 48 52 46
Entertainment 41 38 44 39 43
Grocery ads 10 6 15 10 11
Horoscopes 31 20 42 26 35
Local news 32 29 36 25 39
National news 22 22 22 17 27
Sports 42 54 30 39 45
TV listings 20 19 21 22 18
Source: Teenage Research Unlimited

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