This year's report reveals new insights about digital news consumption based on a YouGov survey of over 93,000 online news consumers in 46 markets covering half of the world's population.
The report documents how video-based content, distributed via networks such as TikTok, Instagram and YouTube are becoming more important for news, especially in parts of the Global South, while legacy platforms such as Facebook are losing influence. | Start reading
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Highlights from countries
Greece. Only 19% trust most news most of the time in the country, making it the lowest figure in our sample.
Mexico. The country has seen a steady decline in trust in the news from 50% in 2019 to 36% today.
South Africa. 50% of our sample use TikTok for any purpose and 22% use it for news.
Spain. Interest in news has fallen 34 points since 2015, one of the biggest declines in our survey.