5 months Eighty percent of Filipino adults get their news from TV, FB – SWS Survey MB
By Ellalyn De Vera-Ruiz  In the nationwide survey conducted from March 28-31 among 1,440 respondents, 60 percent of Filipinos still catches news daily through television. (AFP / MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO) Meanwhile, 21 percent of adult Filipinos or an estimated 13.9 million individuals use Facebook daily for reading the news. Only 15 percent or about 9.7 million individuals do so through radio, while 2 percent or some 1 million individuals read newspapers daily. SWS pointed out that Facebook as a daily news source is more common than radio and newspapers combined, and is second only to television. Half of adult ... more