December 12, 2005

Age of Principal Newsmaker

Child (Under 18) Young Adult (18-35) Middle Age (36-60) Elderly (61 or Over) Unknown None
Youth Tabloids 2% 16% 19% 7% 5% 52%
The Examiner 3% 15% 15% 7% 3% 56%
Broadsheets 5% 10% 18% 6% 3% 57%
Total 3% 14% 17% 7% 4% 55%

A new spate of tabloid newspapers in the U.S. designed to attract younger readers are not dramatically more likely to cover stories about youthful newsmakers than the old fashioned broadsheets.