17 Nov '11, 5am

Thai floods: Social networks overtake papers

Thai floods: Social networks overtake papers

The Nation/Asia News Network Thursday, Nov 17, 2011 BANGKOK - Social networks have become a more popular source of flood information than newspapers, according to a survey of 17 flood-hit provinces, including Bangkok. However, people turn to television the most, said Noppadol Kannikar, director of Abac Poll. That remained true before and after the flood at 97-98 per cent. The opinion survey, conducted on 3,096 households from November 9-15, found fewer people in flood-hit areas reading newspapers - 35.1 per cent, compared with 39.1 per cent during normal times. A possibly reason was the difficulty in accessing inundated areas to make newspaper deliveries, he said. News gathering from the radio was on the rise especially in Greater Bangkok - 43.8 per cent versus 29.1 per cent. Online newspapers saw growing readerships, from 16.3 per cent to 24.8 per cent in Greater Bangkok ...

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