News Consumption Online Surpasses Newspapers

March 15, 2011 By Tobin Arthur Leave a Comment

I used to get the Wall Street Journal delivered to my home. At some point I realized they just stacked because I now read everything I want online.

Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism just released its latest report on the “State of the Media.” The study finds that newspapers continued to see a decline in revenues, readership and newsroom jobs.

According to the survey, 46% of people now say they get their news online at least three times a week, surpassing newspapers (40%) for the first time. Only local television is more popular among Americans, with 50% indicating that’s their regular source for news.

Read the entire Read Write Web article HERE.