Digital Native-News is Having Problems

Digital Native-News is Having Problems

BloggerOnce the bright star in journalism, digital native-news is experiencing large staff cuts and revenue losses since the pandemic. Traffic, which had been slowly rising at these sites, has now plateaued since 2019. The life-blood of news media – advertising, has continued to grow; however the revenue that goes to the native-news sites hasn’t. An ever increasing share is going to Facebook and Google. The Pew Research Center has analyzed this phenomenon, but doesn’t offer any ideas on how to change the situation. You can read more about Pew’s research here.