Young-adult Readers May Have Abandoned Print, But They’ll Take News in Their Pockets
Posted: 12/11/2012  |  By: Justin Ellis | Nieman Journalism Lab
Since the rise of the Internet, print media — most notably newspapers — have faced a big problem with younger readers. But according to a new study released today by the Pew Research Center, when you look specifically at the devices they love — the smartphones in their pockets — young adults rival or even surpass their parents and grandparents as news consumers.