By: Roy Greenslade | The Guardian
A mounting body of evidence finds that the spread of mobile technology is adding to news consumption in the United States.
Its effects, however, are mixed. While it enhances the appeal of traditional news brands, and even boosts the reading of long-form journalism, it also shows that technology companies are strengthening their control.
These are the key findings in the 2012 report, State of the news media, by the Pew research centre’s project for excellence in journalism.