Television remains leading source of information on politics in PH — Pulse Asia

MANILA, Philippines — Tv stays the Filipino adults’ main supply of details about the federal government and politics, in keeping with the most recent survey of Pulse Asia launched on Tuesday.

Consistent with Pulse Asia, 91 % of Filipino adults stated that they get their political information from the tv, with 82 % bringing up nationwide tv and 25 % citing native tv.


In the meantime, radio is the scoop supply for 49 % of Filipino adults.

Knowledge from Pulse Asia

40-eight % of the respondents get their information about govt and politics from the web, specifically Fb.


Moreover, 37 % cited pals and/or kinfolk as their information supply, whilst 25 % discussed pals and/or acquaintances.

Newspaper is a supply of political data of best 3 % of respondents, the survey confirmed.

“Majorities within the other geographic spaces and socio-economic groupings download their information concerning the nation’s politics and govt from tv (87% to 93% and 86% to 94%, respectively), specifically nationwide tv (75% to 89% and 76% to 87%, respectively),” Pulse within the survey effects.

“Radio is a supply of the political information of maximum Visayans (67%), Mindanawons (64%), and the ones in Magnificence E (55%). Extra particularly, native radio is cited by way of small to sizeable majorities within the Visayas (63%) and Mindanao (58%),” it added.

The web, the polling company famous, is discussed as a information supply by way of 72 % of Metro Manila citizens, 55 % of the ones in the remainder of Luzon, and 60 % of the ones in categories A to C.

“From June 2021 to September 2021, there is a rise within the proportion of Filipino adults bringing up radio as their supply of stories in regards to the nation’s govt and politics (+5 proportion issues),” Pulse Asia stated.

“By contrast, there’s a drop within the percentages of the ones whose resources of political information are their circle of relatives and/or kinfolk (-6 proportion issues) and pals and/or acquaintances (-8 proportion issues),” it added.


Pulse Asia stated the survey concerned 2,400 respondents elderly 18 and above and has a ±2 % error margin. The survey fieldwork was once carried out from September 6 to 11 the usage of face-to-face interviews.


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