Our new Digital News Report is out. All data, from 2015 and back to the first study in 2012, is freely available, as is the report itself and essays by James Harding, Emily Bell, and others, at digitalnewsreport.org.
Below a selection of the news coverage from around the world, including news organizations from countries with a combined population of more than 3.5 billion (thanks to China and India in large part)-
Reuters: “Surge in smartphones’ popularity, social media threaten online news providers” (this was widely published all over the world, like Indonesia), it was published also in Spanish “Aumento en uso de celulares y redes sociales amenaza a proveedores de noticias en internet.” (this too was republished in various places).
Financial Times: “Young people switch off television news in increasing numbers.”
The Hindustan Times: “How surge in smartphones, social media could threaten online news providers.”
South China Morning Post: “Apple hiring spree for iPhone News curators sparks censorship fears.”
Tencent (China): “智能手机兴起 社交媒体威胁在线新闻”
Corriere della Sera: “Reuters: niente carta, gli italiani preferiscono ancora la tv.”
Berlingske: “Nyheder læser man da på Facebook.”
De Telegraaf: “Sociale media verdrijven nieuwsapps.”
Financni Noviny: “Popularita smartphonů je prý hrozbou pro zpravodajské organizace.”
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation: “Facebook, Google set to crowd out competitors in digital news.”
Various trade publications have also picked up on the report–
Columbia Journalism Review: “Digital news consumers unlikely to pay for content and increasingly block ads.”
Journalism.co.uk: “Study: Smartphone is ‘defining device’ in digital news.”
Poynter Institute: “One-third of readers disappointed or deceived by sponsored content.”