Most Australians read online news for free, but in the past two years there has been a doubling in the number of readers paying for access, the News and Media Research Centre at the University of Canberra’s Digital News Report: Australia 2018 shows.

Those paying for online news content make up 20 per cent of the market.

A co-author of the report, Dr Caroline Fisher, said the research found an “encouraging” increase in willingness to pay for news among younger age groups.


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Period15 Jun 2018

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  • TitleNews Corp chairman says Bruce ...
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    CountryUnited States
    PersonsCaroline Fisher