Ofcom carries out regular research into news consumption across the four main platforms: television, radio, print and online, to inform our understanding of news consumption across the UK, and within each UK nation.
The aim of this series of reports is to inform an understanding of news consumption across the UK, and within each UK nation. The findings are published as part of our range of market research publications that examine people’s consumption of, and attitudes towards, different types of content on different platforms.
Around eight in ten adult internet users (79%) have concerns about aspects of going online, while almost half (45%) have experienced some form of online harm – according to research carried out by Ofcom with the Information Commissioner’s Office.
Research quantifying concerns about, and reported experience of, online harm in four key categories: content that people view, read or listen to online, interactions with other users, data/privacy, and hacking/security.