Essays for the Digital News Report

Alongside the annual data on news consumption, this section of the report offers deeper analysis on the wider trends. This year’s essays explore the implications for politics, international news and business.

  1. How News and Stories are Followed on Twitter May 17, 2014

    By Shaun Austin, Director Media Research, YouGov

  2. Gateways and Journeys to the News: UK Case Study May 17, 2014

    By Alison Preston, Head of Digital Literacy, Ofcom

  3. New Approaches to Paid Digital Content May 17, 2014

    By Robert G. Picard, Director of Research, Reuters Institute

  4. Objectivity and Impartiality for Digital News May 17, 2014

    By Richard Sambrook, Professor of Journalism and Director of Centre for Journalism Studies at Cardiff University