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RJI study shows iPad is the new evening newspaper

Source Jim Romenesko on July 9, 2012 0 Comments
Roger Fidler, iPad, tablet, RJI, Reynolds Journalism Institute

The iPad and other tablets may prompt newspapers to start changing when they update content, reports Roger Fidler, program director of digital publishing at Reynolds Journalism Institute thanks to a new study by the Reynolds Journalism Institute.

Mobile users shifting news landscape, but they haven't abandoned print

Source Island Packet on July 9, 2012 0 Comments
Roger Fidler, iPad, tablet, RJI, Reynolds Journalism Institute

Two-thirds of U.S. adults now use at least one mobile device, such as a smartphone or tablet, but those folks have not abandoned print as a news source, according to a survey conducted by the Donald J. Reynolds Journalism Institute.

Survey: Smartphones remain favorite mobile news source among young adults

Source Poynter on July 9, 2012 0 Comments
Roger Fidler, iPad, tablet, RJI, Reynolds Journalism Institute

The research, which relied on a phone survey of about 1,000 people, replicated previous findings that people prefer using their tablets in the evening.

Smartphones vs. tablets: Who uses what and how?

Source Potratz on July 3, 2012 0 Comments

Approximately sixty-seven percent of American adults use some kind of mobile device, whether it be a smartphone or a tablet. But who are they exactly? It’s important to know, especially if you are serving up mobile ads.

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By Brian Steffens on June 29, 2012 0 Comments Blogs
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Newsroom diversity: An online paradigm shift

Source Diverse on June 28, 2012 0 Comments
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Total newsroom employment at daily newspapers declined 2.4 percent in 2011 while the loss in newsroom positions among minorities was 5.7 percent, according to a recently released census by the American Society of News Editors (ASNE) and the RJI Insight and Survey Center at the Missouri School of Journalism.

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By Brian Steffens on June 22, 2012 0 Comments Blogs
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Survey shows young people in U.S. read the news when it's available on mobile devices

Roger Fidler, iPad, RJI, Reynolds Journalism Institute

The latest findings from the Reynolds Journalism Institute’s (RJI) recent National Mobile Media News Consumption Survey show that, despite popular belief, young people are interested in reading news -- as long as it's available on mobile devices.

Study: iPad Owners Consume More News

Source Mediabistro on June 21, 2012 0 Comments
Roger Fidler, iPad, RJI, Reynolds Journalism Institute

Not only were iPad users across age groups more likely to go to news organizations for information—they also spent more time reading the news compared to people who do not own iPads.

The chart that shows why iPad apps are so appealing to news orgs

Source Poynter on June 20, 2012 0 Comments
Roger Fidler, iPad, RJI, Reynolds Journalism Institute

Roger Fidler’s survey of mobile media device users finds that iPad owners are, by far, the most likely to use a mobile device for news consumption. They also spend more time with news on average than those who do not own iPads.

Data Points: Print Loyalists Mobile users aren’t abandoning print any faster than non-mobile users

Source Adweek on June 20, 2012 0 Comments
Roger Fidler, iPad, RJI, Reynolds Journalism Institute

Two-thirds of U.S. adults now use at least one mobile media device such as a smartphone or tablet, and they’re the kind of people marketers want to reach—they skew more educated and higher-income than people who don’t own those devices.

Summary: What Are Owners Doing with Their Mobile Media Devices?

By RJI on June 19, 2012 0 Comments News

Contrary to popular belief, young adults are seriously interested in consuming news provided by news organizations if they can get it on their mobile media devices.

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By Brian Steffens on June 15, 2012 0 Comments Blogs
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By Brian Steffens on June 8, 2012 0 Comments Blogs
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Apple, Amazon dominating tablet, E-reader market, RJI survey shows

Source MU News Bureau on June 4, 2012 0 Comments
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Despite the large number of mobile device users, Roger Fidler, the program director for digital publishing at RJI, says that mobile news products do not appear to be replacing printed newspapers as quickly as was earlier predicted.

Summary: Who Uses Mobile Media Devices?

By RJI on June 4, 2012 1 Comment News

Two-thirds of U.S. adults use at least one mobile media device in their daily lives. Roger Fidler’s recent research aims to answer questions about this use: what people are the most likely to consume news on a mobile device, and what devices do they use?

RJI links 6.1.12

By Brian Steffens on June 1, 2012 0 Comments Blogs
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By Brian Steffens on May 25, 2012 0 Comments Blogs

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By Brian Steffens on May 18, 2012 0 Comments Blogs
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RJI links 5.11.12

By Brian Steffens on May 11, 2012 0 Comments Blogs
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