The Fourth Estate goes social and mobile
"Most people in the U.S. read news from their phones and of those on Facebook, more than two-thirds use it for news, according to new data from Pew Research.Facebook is the social network for news - Recode
The rest of the report painted a fairly bleak picture of the state of news media today:
- Young people read less news than old people. Those who do read news get that news online much more frequently than old people who also read news.
- More people get news from their phones than they used to — 72 percent of American adults in 2016 versus 54 percent in 2013.
- The majority of Americans — roughly 75 percent — think news organizations are biased.
- Facebook is still the dominant social platform when it comes to news consumption."