Social Media Study: No single platform ranks as top news source The death of traditional media has been greatly exaggerated, researchers at the Pew Research Center found. By Matt WilsonSept. 26, 2011 SHARE To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.