Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism 2015 Digital News Report attempts to tackle the current issues of media distribution. The annual report is considered to be an accurate barometer of the sector and while its findings may not appeal to every news junkie, it does highlight how digital delivery has changed the media landscape.
– 70% of people have downloaded a news app in the last 12 months
– Preferred means of news access remains through a browser
– Online news video is accessed by 23% of consumers every week, with other visual formats such as infographics, pictures with text and short-form video clips popular with both publishers and audience.