Title ARE AUSTRALIANS INTERESTED IN NEWS? Degree of recognition National Media name/outlet 2SER Media type Radio Duration/Length/Size 10 minutes Country/Territory Australia Date 17/06/19 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.
Producer/Author Julia Carr-Catzel Persons Caroline Fisher