By BECKY HATTERSLEY/Montana State News
Nearly a quarter of Americans get their news on at least two digital devices.
According to the Pew Research Center a large and growing percent of people frequent the internet, especially social media outlets intended for information sharing.
EMarketer reports that 133 million people, or 54 percent of the U.S. Population, are active Facebook users. Twitter reports 24 million active users in the U.S.
In an average week, 74 percent of all Internet users rely on local newspaper media – digital as well as print – as key sources of news and information, and are engaging with their local newspaper across multiple platforms, according to a recent study by the Newspaper Association of America.
In the recent years, the Bozeman Daily Chronicle has adapted to keep up this trend. “Three years ago we were ‘digital now,’ last year was our 100 anniversary, and now we’re connecting in more ways than ever,” said Rachel Hergett, a Chronicle columnist. Continue reading “Chronicle follows trend in diversification”