Less than a decade ago, just reading the news on a mobile phone was revolutionary. Times have changed. As social media, messaging apps and virtual reality rise, the ways people consume media are evolving – and youth are leading the way. Knight Foundation researchers Mary Madden, Amanda Lenhart and Claire Fontaine explore how young people experience news in 2017. For those familiar with media trends, the report may retread known ground, but nuggets of new information nevertheless make this a worthy read. getAbstract recommends this to marketers targeting a younger crowd.
About the Authors
Mary Madden, Amanda Lenhart and Claire Fontaine are researchers who specialize in youth and technology.