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Local news’ bundling of hard news, soft news, and other information used to be a major selling point, but the audience now believes there are better sources elsewhere for most of it.
In the U.S., for instance, self-reported interest in the news declined by 11%. But Americans are also more likely to pay for news than those in many other countries.
A new Reuters Institute report finds that editorial standards and journalistic practices may be less important for trust in news than audience impressions about brand reputations and the look and feel of how information is presented.
“A strong, proactive public editor can be part of this current reckoning in journalism that is looking increasingly like a required revolution in journalism culture.”
Deep dives! Extended chats! News bulletins! Microbulletins!
Plus: A new public health program is looking for a “silent majority” to debunk vaccine misinformation on social media.
In the United States, more than a third of those who pay for online news have signed up for two or more subscriptions.