Smartphones will soon be the primary news source for most Americans. That's if anyone can still make money by reporting.
This article titled “Mobile and the news media’s imploding business model” was written by Michael Wolff, for guardian.co.uk on Tuesday 27th March 2012 20.00 UTC
Pew research has a new survey showing that tablets and smart phones are now 27% of Americans’ primary news source. The overwhelming share of this is phones, not tablets; and a reasonable view says this will rise to 50% in three years.
Makes sense: just as radio became one of the big purveyors of news because it was the medium that traveled with you, so should mobile.