Study: Teens Would Rather Hit Web, TV Than Read

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Today’s youth would rather go online, play videogames or watch TV than read magazines or books. According to new data released Thursday (June 19) from research firm Youth Trends, the percentage of teens (ages 13 to 17) and ‘tweens (ages 8 to 12) who read a magazine for fun declined for the third consecutive year, while TV viewing, online and mobile usage increased.

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