Nic Newman

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Changes to Facebook’s algorithms that saw the platform give lower priority to news content in its users’ news feeds is a main reason for the decline, the Reuters Institute says.

The use of social media to consume news has started to fall, a report by the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism suggests. Changes to Faceb(...)

Resistance to change and an inability to innovate were cited by 36 per cent of respondents in an industry survey by the Reuters Institute. Photograph: iStock

News publishers “blame themselves” rather than technology platforms for their commercial difficulties, but have become increasingly worried about the (...)

The audience for social media is  fragmenting, with different players dominating in different countries. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

WhatsApp is emerging as “a key network for news” in some countries, while Twitter is influential but not as popular as journalists sometimes assume(...)