OverviewThis year's report reveals new insights about digital news consumption based on a YouGov survey of over 75,000 online news consumers in 38 countries including South Africa for the first time.
The report focuses on the progress on new paid online business models, trust and misinformation, the impact of populism, the shift to private messaging apps, and the rise of podcasts.
Video summary in 3 minutes
Private messaging and groups
Paying for news
Impact of populism on media
Rise of podcasts
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You can view or download a Powerpoint presentation of all of the charts and tables in the 2019 report.
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Country reports in national languages:
- AUSTRALIA: News and Media Research Centre, University of Canberra
- DENMARK: Centre for News Research, Roskilde University (PDF)
- FINLAND: Tampere Research Centre for Journalism Media and Communication (PDF)
- GERMANY: Leibniz Institute for Media Research, Hamburg University
- IRELAND: Institute for Future Media and Journalism
- NETHERLANDS: Commissariaat voor de Media
- NORWAY: University in Bergen (PDF)