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10 facts about the changing digital news landscape – via Pew Research Center

Digital news continues to evolve, pushed by a variety of innovations in recent years, from groundbreaking new technologies like virtual reality and automated reporting to experiments on social platforms that have altered campaign coverage. Here are 10 key findings (we will show three below) from recent Pew Research Center surveys and analyses that show how these rapid digital shifts are reshaping Americans’ news habits:

  • About four-in-ten Americans now often get news online. Digital is currently second only to TV news as the most prominent news platform
  • Mobile is becoming a preferred device for digital news. The portion of Americans who ever get news on a mobile device has gone up from 54% in 2013 to 72% today
  • Long-form journalism has a place in today’s mobile-centric society

http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2016/09/14/facts-about-the-changing-digital-news-landscape/