Executives most likely news-related activities when waking up include: reading an email newsletter (50%), going to a news website (37%), opening a news app (37%), checking social media (31%), and opening a news aggregator (25%).

These data were sourced from a 57-question survey of 1,483 global executives administered between December 2017 and February 2018. The respondent pool consisted of business leaders in 131 countries and over 30 industries. C-level executives were the most highly represented group by title (58%); others in the pool included managing partners, managing directors, VPs, directors, general managers, and board members.