Seven in 10 Millennials said they regularly read or watched news stories and headlines posted by other people on Facebook.
Individual reporters are making themselves known on Twitter and Facebook.
Newspaper ad revenue declined another 4% year over year, to $19.9 billion – less than half of what it was a decade ago.
Even as mobile and social news habits evolve, legacy platforms have by no means been abandoned, though some are faring better than others.
At the start of 2015, 39 of the top 50 digital news websites have more traffic to their sites and associated applications coming from mobile devices than from desktop computers.
Most Popular Sources Of News: The younger you are, the more likely you’ll turn to social media for your news.
Search engines have surpassed traditional media to become the most-trusted media source globally.
Newspapers’ digital audience grew to 164 million unique visitors (aged 18+) in August 2014.
Brand reputation was the top reason business executives worldwide paid for digital news, cited by 46% of respondents.
Among American respondents, a leading 68% reported visiting a search engine site at least once a week, with social networking sites (59%) and portal sites (for checking email, such as Gmail) next (50%).