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Thursday, June 16, 2016

Pew 2016 New Media Report

Pew’s 2016 News Media Report Is a Tough Read for Journalism

Natasha Lomas | June 15, 2016

The Pew Research Center’s latest annual State of the News Media report underlines how successful technology giants continue to be at creaming off digital ad profits, even as traditional news media faces ever intensifying pressure to find a way to sustainably fund journalism.
The ongoing irony being that the journalism ‘product’ is routinely passed around as ‘content’ keeping users engaged on the same tech platforms that are the primary beneficiaries of growth in digital advertising.

<more at; related articles and links: (State of the News Media 2016. June 15, 2016) and (The 2016 Presidential Campaign – a News Event That’s Hard to Miss. About nine-in-ten Americans learn about the election in a given week, but they are divided over the most helpful type of source. February 4, 2016)>

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