In 2010, Local News South Wales Ltd carried out a market research project in Port Talbot. The aim was to discover how local people were getting hold of news about Port Talbot and what their preferences might be for a news service in the town.
The full report is available to download by clicking the link below:
Headline statistics from the report include:
- 88% want to see a local news service in Port Talbot
- 63% would be willing to pay for local news
- 19% said they would like to see a return of a weekly newspaper, but 18% wanted a TV station and 16% wanted a website
- 25% said they had never used the Internet, and a further 13% only used it a few times a month
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