In 1960, nearly a third of reporters and editors had never attended a single year of college; in 2015, only 8.3 percent could say the same.
CDOs were most common in the advertising industry, which accounted for 36% of the total last year. The media, publishing, nonprofit and retail sectors rounded out the top five.
Asked their main source of news about current events in the US and around the world, 55% of survey respondents chose TV, with the internet coming in a distant second at 18%.
Business-to-business (B2B) media and information industry revenues reached $25.5 billion in 2012, representing 3.4% growth from $24.7 billion in 2011.
Facebook was the social network most likely to influence purchases among US internet users surveyed by Technorati in December 2012.
Americans are holding steady in terms of their TV consumption and non-work-related internet use, but are spending more time with other activities such as reading books and accessing the internet via a mobile device.
Local TV saw a significant 6.5% drop in audience size between 2011 and 2012, finds Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism in its State of the News Media 2013 study.
86% of influencers blogged regularly, and more than half operated between two to five blogs.
Trust in media is up five percent over last year, with search engines and traditional media topping the list: 58 percent overall said they trust those sources for news and information.
This heatmap from EyeTrackShop illustrates where people focus their attention on online news video using an example from CNN.