According to a study by a “psychographic-research company” called Mindset Media, “personality is often a more effective prediction tool for media usage than age, gender and income.” And:
Optimists spend more time with newspapers than any other medium, and they probably recycle it, too…
[P]eople with strong decision-making skills and a preference to include everyone…read newspapers and also are 68% more likely to always purchase organic breakfast cereals and 61% more likely to buy three or more pairs of sneakers every year.
(h/t, Nieman Lab)Liz Cox Barrett is a freelance writer and graphic designer in Kalispell, Montana. She worked as a newspaper journalist in Denver and Kalispell for 20 years.