Digital news report 2020 finds most Australians want independent news, but not all willing to pay

Kathryn Lewis
By Kathryn Lewis
Updated June 16 2020 - 3:42am, first published 3:39am
Local newspapers are still the main source of information for almost half of regional news consumers. Picture: Shutterstock

Trust in news coverage has risen throughout the coronavirus pandemic and three quarters of Australians would miss local offerings if they shut down, a report has found.


Kathryn Lewis

Kathryn Lewis

Canberra Times Journalist

I am a breaking and general news reporter. Contact me with tips or story ideas at kathryn.lewis@canberratimes.com.au

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