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Challenges and opportunities for news media and journalism in an increasingly digital, mobile and social media environment

Prepared by the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism for the Council of Europe Steering Committee on Media and Information Society.This report reviews challenges and opportunities for news media and journalism in today’s changing media environment. It documents that we are moving towards an increasingly digital, mobile, and social media environment with more intense competition for attention. More and more people get news via digital media, they increasingly access news via mobile devices (especially smartphones), and rely on social media and other intermediaries in terms of how they access and find news.