In its annual survey of the state of the U.S. media industry, the Pew Center says that there are signs of growth and investment in new digital entities, but the bulk of the traditional industry remains weak and continues to shrink as it struggles to reinvent itself
A new study by the Pew Center and the Knight Foundation shows that while many users come across news while they are on Facebook, most don’t go there specifically looking for it.
The Pew Center’s latest report on the state of the media shows the financial woes affecting the traditional news business continue, and this is having an effect on consumers — but there are a few bright spots as well.
Research by the Pew Center has turned up several examples of newspapers that seem to have reversed the declining revenue most of the industry is suffering from, although the methods they have chosen to do this are very different.
A new report on tablet usage found that more than half of those surveyed use their devices to read the news, and they are reading more than they used to — but many of the sources they are using are non-traditional, and few are willing to pay.
The woes of the traditional media industry have fuelled concerns that traditional offline news sources are being replaced by online sources. But a new study by the Pew Center has found that online news consumption has actually increased as more people go online for their news.