Following are the data from http://bit.ly/X9OSzJ, my answer will be it is false that young people don’t read the LEP anymore. They not just go to the website.
– Total readers are 12,572, 8881 (14.87% percentage) of 15-24 year olds in Preston
– 11% of 15-24 year olds in Preston are using the website. The figure shows that the rate of young people using website even less than other generations such as 16.12% of 25-34 year olds, 18.57% of 35-44 year olds and 22.03% of 45-54 year olds are using the website.
– 15-24 web users only make up 5.65% of the readers of the paper.
– 15-24 web users only make up 4% of the total website users
– 48% of 15-24 year olds over the world are reading the paper.