Girls like digital media while boys prefer print, finds study on reading habits

Girls have more firmly embraced digital literacy and formats such as Facebook, email and text message, while boys are more comfortable with traditional printed media such as comics, manuals and newspapers, according to a study published by the National Literacy Trust.The snapshot – based on responses from 32,000 pupils at more than 130 schools in the UK – found that girls continue to outpace boys in their enthusiasm for reading outside school at all age levels, with black girls in particular showing a prodigious appetite for literature.
www.theguardian.com/education/2015/may/20/girls-like-digital-media-while-boys-prefer-print-finds-study-on-reading-habits

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