Advertising continues to be the No. 1 revenue source for news in the United States, driving 69 percent of the revenue in 2014, while 24 percent comes from circulation and audience revenue, 1 percent from philanthropy and investment, and 7 percent from other sources, according to Pew.
World Newsmedia Network has published Global Digital Media Trendbook each year since 2006. The 2014 trendbook contains 500 data sets and 230 pages of analysis about digital media usage and revenue patterns, including this data set. To download the GDMT free executive summary, go to www.wnmn.org