According to the Reuters Institute Digital News Monitor,
Australians are among the least avid readers of news sources in the world. In the 2019 survey, only 52 percent of Australians said they checked the news more than once a day, compared to 85 percent in Sweden, 78 percent in Turkey and 67 percent in the UK.
When it came to digital vs. traditional news sources, a majority of respondents in 29 out of 38 countries surveyed said they were still consuming news
mainly offline. 17 percent globally said they were getting their news mainly from social media.