Most Americans Choose News Based on Their Personal Beliefs

Reuters' 2020 Digital News Report reveals sobering facts

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This year's Digital News Report also cited news org's online monetization problems. Getty Images

Key insights:

Publishers still haven’t learned how to best monetize online, journalists are getting more political, consumers think “fake news is rampant,” and social media is encroaching on the news, according to this year’s Digital News Report.

Rachel Winicov is an intern with Adweek for the summer of 2020 focusing on digital media, ad tech and social media. She is a rising senior at the University of Pennsylvania, where she studies classics. Rachel is from Philadelphia, Pa.