More than 20 million Australians continue to read news

Original article by Roy Morgan
Market Research Update – Page: Online : 24-Aug-21

The first release of Total News readership figures produced by Roy Morgan shows that 20.4 million Australians consume news in a four-week period, an increase of 1 per cent compared to the same period last year. The readership figures, produced for the first time by Roy Morgan for ThinkNewsBrands, refer to the 12 months to June 2021 and show that Total News reaches 97 per cent of the population aged 14+. Total News consists of all news brands (print and digital) and digital news websites. Digital news maintains its position of strength with readership of 19.1 million, 90 per cent of the population aged 14+. Print news has seen a 6 per cent increase compared to the same period last year, now reaching 14.1 million people, or 67 per cent of the population aged 14+. In April, ThinkNewsBrands announced the appointment of Roy Morgan to measure news readership and the retirement of emma (Enhanced Media Metrics Australia).

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ROY MORGAN LIMITED, THINKNEWSBRANDS

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