Reuters Institute Digital News Report 2021

Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism

164 Pages Posted: 8 Jul 2021

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Nic Newman

University of Oxford - Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism

Richard Fletcher

University of Oxford - Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism

Anne Schulz

University of Oxford - Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism

Simge Andi

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Craig T. Robertson

University of Oxford - Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism

Rasmus Kleis Nielsen

University of Oxford - Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism

Date Written: June 23, 2021

Abstract

The tenth Digital News Report from the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at the University of Oxford reveals new insights about digital news consumption based on a YouGov survey of over 92,000 online news consumers in 46 media markets including India, Indonesia, Thailand, Nigeria, Colombia and Peru for the first time.

The report looks at the impact of coronavirus on news consumption and on the business models of publishers. It looks at changes in trust, attitudes to impartiality, and explores perceptions of the fairness of news coverage with different groups. The report also tracks the rise of of TikTok and other visual social networks for news.

Keywords: digital news, news media, social media, paying for news, fairness, misinformation, trust in news

Suggested Citation

Newman, Nic and Fletcher, Richard and Schulz, Anne and Andi, Simge and Robertson, Craig and Nielsen, Rasmus Kleis, Reuters Institute Digital News Report 2021 (June 23, 2021). Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3873260

Nic Newman

University of Oxford - Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism ( email )

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Richard Fletcher (Contact Author)

University of Oxford - Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism ( email )

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Oxford, OX2 6PS
United Kingdom

Anne Schulz

University of Oxford - Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism ( email )

13 Norham Gardens
Oxford, OX2 6PS
United Kingdom

Simge Andi

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Craig Robertson

University of Oxford - Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism ( email )

13 Norham Gardens
Oxford, OX2 6PS
United Kingdom

Rasmus Kleis Nielsen

University of Oxford - Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism ( email )

13 Norham Gardens
Oxford, OX2 6PS
United Kingdom

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