More consumers paying for online news during COVID-19

An overview of consumers paying for online news in six European markets and the United States before and during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has encouraged consumers to pay for online news, according to the latest data from AudienceProject. In six of the seven markets surveyed, the share of consumers paying for online news has increased during COVID-19 (March 15 to May 22) compared to before the outbreak (September 11 2019 to March 14 2020).