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Public Relations Statistics & Trends

e-Strategy Trends’ continually-updated collection of public relations statistics and trends for marketing, public relations, advertising and strategic communications professionals.

Online News Gateways By Age [CHART]

Chart: Online News Gateways by Age Group

Social media is the main way that youth (18-24) around the world discover news online, whereas older adults are more apt to directly access news stories, according to the Digital News Report 2018 from the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism. Fully 53% of young adults reported coming across news stories via social media, compared to one-third (34%) of adults ages 55 and older.

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How Consumers Find Information About Brands [CHART]

Chart: Brand Service Information Sources

Most online adults across 5 key countries turn to websites in order to find information about brands and services, while about half rely on recommendations from friends and family, according to a report from Kantar Media. The study indicates that social media is also a popular source of information, though more so in some countries than others.

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Trust In News Media [CHART]

Chart: Trust In News Media

On behalf of The Economist, during the past three years YouGov, a pollster, has asked a representative sample of Americans to rate large American news organisations on a scale from “very trustworthy” to “very untrustworthy”.

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Subscription Services Market Penetration [CHART]

Chart: Subscription Services Market Penetration

Media subscription services for video, music and software have become so ingrained in our routines that for many, monthly fees are just a part of life. But consumers can only budget so much for these conveniences. Are media budgets squeezing out meal kits and other subscription box services?

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