State of the Media: Are You Thriving or Simply Surviving?
PR Newswire

NEW YORK, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The news industry never rests. It's constantly shifting and adapting to the nuances of its audience. Print, broadcast, online, and social media outlets all are vying for visibility.

The Pew Research Center's Journalism Project recently published its Annual State of the News Media report, covering the changing media landscape. Despite increasing digital and social competition, the 2014 report indicated that things are looking up for some members of mainstream media:

  • The number of people tuning into local television news increased for the first time in five years.
  • Outlets are finding that social media is now helping – not hurting – their ability to reach a larger audience.

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