Attitudes about news transcend technology and generational divide

2015 RJI Mobile Media Research Report 5 Millennials more likely than boomers to use smartphones for news, but professional journalism and news sources matter to both This is my final report on the results of the 2015 Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute Mobile Media News Consumption Survey. I will use it to explore the generational … Continued

Screen size and age affect how smartphone owners get mobile news stories

2015 RJI Mobile Media Research Report 4 Owners of large-screen smartphones (phablets) are much more likely than owners of standard-size smartphones to frequently use multiple approaches to access news organization content on their smartphones, according to the latest Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute mobile media poll. The survey also found that smartphone owners between the … Continued

Traditional news media still popular with users of mobile media

2015 RJI Mobile Media Research Report 2 Majority of smartphone owners say they frequently get news from television and-or printed newspapers Updated March 9, 2016 Nearly three-quarters (72 percent) of U.S. adults who owned smartphones said they got news and information frequently or very frequently from at least one traditional media source — television news … Continued

News organizations getting significant boost from phablets

2015 RJI Mobile Media Research Report 1 Large-screen smartphone owners between the ages of 25 and 34 are the most frequent news consumers U.S. adults who have a phablet —a smartphone with a 5- to 7-inch screen — are much more likely to use it for consuming news than those who have a standard-size smartphone, … Continued

More newspaper subscribers embracing mobile media while retaining their attachment to print

2014 RJI Mobile Media Research Report 8 Newspaper subscribers are increasingly using smartphones and tablets while retaining a strong attachment to print, according to the latest mobile media survey from the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute (RJI). The percentage of respondents who said they subscribed to at least one printed newspaper remained at around 30 … Continued