Some notable findings of this survey of over 350 European journalists are:
- 54% of the journalists predict that "the editorial quality will erode because of lack of resources."
- 42% predict that "In a landscape of 'opinion driven new media,' audiences will return to 'reliable media brands.'"
- "When it comes to how publishers have embraced the web, the balance is tipping away from using it purely to archive material to increasingly using it for new content."
#2: Citizen journalism will remain part of changing news models, says report
"Citizen journalism is here to stay and journalists must look for ways to work with user-generated content, argues a new paper from Oxford University's Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism. .l. While the rise of new forms of newsgathering, such as citizen journalism, and revenues may not be fast enough to compensate for the decline in Western news media, ... 'the impulses underlying the rise of citizen journalist are here to stay'."