Chart - Americans' Paid News Subscriptions

Some consumers may be using news apps, but that doesn’t mean they’re paying for them. According to February 2014 polling by the American Press Institute and the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research at the University of Chicago, just one-quarter of US consumers said that they currently paid for at least one news subscription. And those who did pay weren’t typically doing so for mobile apps. While around two-thirds subscribed to print newspapers, less than one-third paid for a tablet or smartphone news app. Read the rest at eMarketer.