When you come across a story about your town, city or state, what makes you want to share it?
The leader, by sheer size of audience, may be a surprise to hard-news junkies: the Mail Online, the web outlet of the London-based Daily Mail.
According to YouTube, 800 million users use the search box and their subscriptions to better understand and get a perspective on what happened in the news.
A slight majority of digital news consumers get their information from web-native sources like the Huffington Post or the Drudge Report, while 43% use digital versions of established news sources.
75% of journalists say they want access to video from online newsrooms.
More than a third (35%) of the videos depicted devastating or intensely graphic images.
Almost two-thirds of the most viewed videos on YouTube (64%) were posted by citizens; 36% were posted by organizations.
News organizations produced 51% of these most popular news videos while citizen-produced videos accounted for 39% of the most watched videos, most of which were live eyewitness news moments.
36% of US news consumers (who have consumed any news in the past month) said they had used social media and blogs as a news source in the week prior to a Reuters Institute survey conducted in April and released in July 2012.
Facebook & Twitter Users’ Opinions About The News They Get There [CHART]Rate this post via emarketer.com According to the Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism, 39% of Twitter users said most of the news they got on Twitter in January 2012 was not material they would have read elsewhere. On Facebook, the corresponding […]