News Use: Exploring the Hopes and Fears in Digital Times

With the advent of digital media, the media environment is witnessing drastic changes in news consumption, distribution, and production. 24/7 news culture raised many questions regarding the medium and its audience. Journalistic practices have changed as journalists are equipped with new digital tools. The choice and habits of the audience also changed with digitization. The present study compiled and analysed these studies to gain a better knowledge of the elusive and ever-changing aspects of digital media news, which have been the subject of several studies from various nations. It was found that news delivery and consumption studies focused on the changing role of journalists. Displacement studies play an essential role in digital news studies. Digital natives have been discovered to use these platforms with ease. While they do not actively seek news and information, they do come across media content as part of their social lives on social media platforms. 

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