What are the main trends driving the news industry forward in the near term and what opportunities exist on the horizon? This is the question at the heart of our annual Journalism, media, and technology trends and predictions report, authored by our Senior Research Associate Nic Newman.
The report is based on a wide-ranging survey of 303 news leaders in 53 countries and explores the latest developments in journalism and the priorities for the year ahead. | Read the latest report
Explore 'Trends and Predictions 2023'
This year's report looks into the business prospects of media companies and analyses how they are exploring TikTok, audio products and generative AI.
The global economic context is troubling many news leaders
Less than half (44%) of our sample of news leaders say they are confident about their business prospects in the year ahead. | Learn more
News organisations see hope in subscriptions
Over two-thirds expect some increase in paid content income, with a focus on retaining subscribers. 20% expect subscription revenue to go up ‘a lot’ in 2023. | Learn more
Publishers are considering ways to address news avoidance
72% of news publishers are worried about selective news avoidance, with some turning to solutions journalism and giving audiences greater control over what the news they see. | Learn more
The report is published by the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism with the support of the Google News Initiative.