Description

More and more Australians are consuming less news. A new report has shown continued declining interest in the news in comparison to other nations.

Many simply prefer Netflix over the nightly bulletin.

At the same time, those who are less interested in news prefer to stick to one source and trust it greatly.

Professor Caroline Fisher, Assistant Professor in Journalism at the University of Canberra and author of the Digital News Report 2019, joined us today to discuss why Australians are losing interest in the news.

 
 

Subject

 

 
 
Period17 Jun 2019

Media coverage

1

Media coverage

  • TitleARE AUSTRALIANS INTERESTED IN NEWS?
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outlet2SER
    Media typeRadio
    Duration/Length/Size10 minutes
    CountryAustralia
    Date17/06/19
    DescriptionMore and more Australians are consuming less news. A new report has shown continued declining interest in the news in comparison to other nations.

    Many simply prefer Netflix over the nightly bulletin.

    At the same time, those who are less interested in news prefer to stick to one source and trust it greatly.

    Professor Caroline Fisher, Assistant Professor in Journalism at the University of Canberra and author of the Digital News Report 2019, joined us today to discuss why Australians are losing interest in the news.
    Producer/AuthorJulia Carr-Catzel
    PersonsCaroline Fisher