One in four American adults now has a smartphone, and one in five owns a tablet. And 27 percent of Americans are getting news on mobile devices — increasingly across different platforms. That’s according to the Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism, and its annual report on the State of the News Media in 2012, released today.
It is clear that mobile is here to stay and that consumers are increasingly looking to their mobile devices for their daily news intake. We highly recommend reading this poignant analysis of the recent Pew Research study from Nieman Labs.
The annual State of the News Media study from the Pew’s Project for Excellence in Journalism officially rings in the “age of mobile.”