New research shows that mobile and tablet devices are increasing American’s news consumption, according to the 2012 State of the News Media report by Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism. More than a quarter of Americans (27%) now get news on mobile devices, and for the vast majority, this is increasing news consumption, the [...]
Bad news for those in the news industry pinning their hopes on a tablet future: Nielsen looked at willingness to purchase media content among tablet owners in the U.S., U.K., Germany and Italy and found that Americans are the most likely to pay for all categories of media content – except news.
This doesn’t bode well for the future of print magazines: according to media measurement and insights firm GfK MRI, 67% of tablet users say they would rather read an electronic version of a magazine than a paper version.
American adults spent 30 percent more time with their mobile phones this year, meaning that for the first time now spend more time with their mobile phones than with print magazines and newspapers combined, according to a new report from eMarketer. That gap is likely to continue widening.
The rapid growth of tablets like the iPad is helping to increase news consumption, but so far the devices don’t appear to be the panacea for the news industry’s woes that many had hoped. While three out of every 10 tablet users consume more news daily, a majority say they are not willing to pay for [...]
While Americans are increasingly watching video online – and now almost half of Americans (48%) view video online — Americans still watch almost four times more timeshifted content (primarily from DVRs) per week than they do online, according to a new report from Nieslen.
Most Americans (69%) say that if their local newspaper no longer existed, it would not have a major impact on their ability to keep up with information and news about their community, according to a survey by the Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism and Internet & American Life Project, produced in association with [...]
By 2015, more U.S. Internet users will access the Internet through mobile devices than through PCs or other wired devices, according to a new report from International Data Corporation (IDC). ”Forget what we have taken for granted on how consumers use the Internet,” said Karsten Weide, IDC’s research vice president, Media and Entertainment, said in a release. “Soon, [...]