April 19, 2004

Changing Channels and Crisscrossing Cultures: A Survey of Latinos on the News Media

Field Dates: 2/11/04 – 3/11/04

Respondents: Nationally-representative sample of 1,316 Latinos respondents age 18 and older

Margin of Error:  +/- 3.42 percent

Getting the news could be the single most extensive cross-cultural experience for the Hispanic population in America. A growing number of Hispanics switch between English and Spanish to get the news. This survey shows that many more Latinos get at least some of their news in both English and Spanish than in just one language or the other.