Mobile news sources not so popular

Two-thirds of adults in the US use mobile media devices daily, but are choosing to use the device for interpersonal communication, entertainment or general internet use more often than for information from news organisations.

A new survey by the University of Missouri’s Reynolds Journalism Institute found subscription rates to print news services remained almost identical for people who use mobile media devices - including large tablets, small tablets, e-readers, and smart phones - and those who don’t.

The study also found that smart phones and large media tablets were the most popular digital devices for consuming news.

Read more at University of Missouri