Study: Journalism school grads don’t read newspapers

Study: Journalism school grads don’t read newspapers

We recently reported that journalism schools are in big trouble. Turns out the situation is worse than anyone thought.

Paul Bedard of the Washington Examiner reports.

This could be the final blow to paper and ink news: Reporters graduating out of journalism school and headed to work at newspapers and magazines don’t read print media, with over seven of 10 choosing digital news and social media websites instead, the highest number ever, according to an authoritative new study.

The University of Georgia’s “Annual Survey of Journalism & Mass Communication Graduates,” which surveys J-School grads, their habits, salaries and the jobs they take, found that just one-third had read a newspaper the day before taking the survey. That’s a stunning drop from the 81 percent in 1994.

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