Pew Finds Digital News Consumption Up but Revenue Dwindling

Industry less equipped to cover news, report finds

From big newspapers to local TV broadcasts, the news media continue to face severe challenges even though digital consumption is rapidly growing, according to the Pew Research Center’s 2013 State of the News Media report. With economic and audience trouble, the news industry is “more undermanned and unprepared to uncover stories, dig deep into emerging ones or to question information put into its hands,” the Pew report stated.