OverviewThis year's report reveals new insights about digital news consumption based on a YouGov survey of over 74,000 online news consumers in 37 countries including the US and UK.
The report focuses on the issues of trust and misinformation, new online business models, the impact of changing Facebook algorithms and the rise of new platforms and messaging apps.
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Explore the 2018 data and build your own charts. Compare dimensions and data types between or within countries,
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You can view or download a Powerpoint presentation of all of the charts and tables in the 2018 report.
This report casts new light on prevailing narratives about trust, fake news, failing business models and the power of platforms.Digital News Report 2017
This year's data shows a unprecedented levels of disruption to business models and growing consumer rejection of online advertising.Digital News Report 2016
This year's data shows a quickening of the pace towards social and mobile news along with a rise in online video consumptionDigital News Report 2015
The use of smartphones and tablets has jumped significantly in the past year, with fewer people using their computers for newsDigital News Report 2014
Those paying for online news doubles in many countries - albeit from a low baseDigital News Report 2013
UK shows the most interest in celebrity news, least interest in political newsDigital News Report 2012
Country reports in national languages:
- Australia: Canberra University
- Austria: University of Salzburg
- Belgium: Vrije Universiteit Brussels
- Canada: University of Laval
- Denmark: RUC Roskilde University
- Finland: University of Tampere
- Germany: Hans Bredow Institut
- Ireland: Dublin City University/BAI)
- Korea: Korea Press Foundation
- Netherlands: Commissariaat vor de Media
- Norway: University of Bergen
- Spain: University of Navarra