Print is dead. Well, not quite, but it is definitely in decline. According to a study by Pew Research Center, the circulation of U.S. daily newspapers has fallen to less than 30 million since newspaper’s peak in the 90s and early 80s. But that’s print circulation.
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“Many Americans say the creation and spread of made-up news and information is causing significant harm to the nation and needs to be stopped, according to a new Pew Research Center survey of 6,127 U.S. adults.”
Newspaper publishers have been hoping to increase their revenue streams with additional digital advertising. Some of this advertising will likely come through sales made for display on mobile devices like tablets. The latest research shows that more consumers are reading the news on their tablets and they make excellent candidates for digital marketing.
Most industry experts agree that legacy media companies, especially those that deliver news to consumers, are finding it difficult to transition ad revenue streams from traditional to digital platforms. Researchers point to 2 key problems news organizations are wrestling with as disintermediation in the marketplace continues – a loss of advertisers that used to promote their products and services in old media and a failure to effectively use new technology.