News sites' position in the mediascape: Uses, evaluations and media displacement effects over time

Ester de Waal, Klaus Schoenbach

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By means of a two-wave representative panel survey of adults in the Netherlands, this study examines changes in the profile of the online-news audience, how it uses and evaluates online news and how this eventually affects the use of traditional media. The analyses reveal interesting differences in the use of newspaper websites and other, non-paper, news sites. Displacement effects become visible: online newspapers gradually substitute for printed newspapers, other news sites for teletext and non-paper news sites for newspaper sites.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)477-496
Number of pages20
JournalNew Media and Society
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1 May 2010



  • Displacement effects
  • Internet
  • Media perceptions
  • Media use
  • News sites
  • Newspapers
  • Online news
  • Online newspapers
  • Panel study
  • Traditional media

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Communication
  • Sociology and Political Science

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