11.08.2012                                                      Kathmandu             JOURNALISTS &               INTERNET...
INTERNET USERS IN     NEPAL
INTERNET USERS IN     NEPALYear    Fixed      Mobile         Total       Penetration2010   109,420    925,962       1,035,...
THE SURVEY•   FNJ conducted a survey    supported by Internews    to assess the situation of    journalists usage of    In...
MAJOR FINDINGS FNJ Social Media Survey 2012
THEYRE ONLINE•   87.6 % journalists use internet daily.•   80.5 % Internet using journalists access it at office.•   51.3 ...
FACEHOOKED•   70 % journalists use Facebook•   Facebook is second biggest online source of    information•   50 % journali...
professional work to communicate(71%) & seek/exchange information(65.2%). SOCIAL MEDIA? WHYAbout 37% use it for research. ...
IS IT IMPORTANT?     CMR-Nepal 2012
IMPORTANCE•   74.2 % journalists perceive social media as very    important tool to reach audience•   90 % journalists thi...
SO HOWSHOULD FNJ   MOVEFORWARD? Discussion
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Journalists & internet fnj

  1. 1. 11.08.2012 Kathmandu JOURNALISTS & INTERNETUjjwal Acharya, Chair, Digital Media Committee @ Federation of Nepali Journalists
  2. 2. INTERNET USERS IN NEPAL
  3. 3. INTERNET USERS IN NEPALYear Fixed Mobile Total Penetration2010 109,420 925,962 1,035,382 3.69 %2011 126,615 2,985,243 3,111,858 10.89 %2012 151,078 4,716,176 4,867,254 18.28 % Nepal Telecommunication Authority
  4. 4. THE SURVEY• FNJ conducted a survey supported by Internews to assess the situation of journalists usage of Internet.• 1,079 respondents from 71 districts analyzed for report.• 45.3 % of respondents between 20-29 years old; 35.2 % are 30-39 years
  5. 5. MAJOR FINDINGS FNJ Social Media Survey 2012
  6. 6. THEYRE ONLINE• 87.6 % journalists use internet daily.• 80.5 % Internet using journalists access it at office.• 51.3 % Internet using journalists access it at home.• 12.6 % of them also access Internet on mobile devices.• 45.4 % of respondents try to be online whenever possible.
  7. 7. FACEHOOKED• 70 % journalists use Facebook• Facebook is second biggest online source of information• 50 % journalists use Twitter• 50 % journalists use YouTube• 40 % journalists use LinkedIn
  8. 8. professional work to communicate(71%) & seek/exchange information(65.2%). SOCIAL MEDIA? WHYAbout 37% use it for research. For28%, its a tool of verificationinformation.More than one-third use if for new ideas& professional development.18% use social media to publish &distribute contents online.
  9. 9. IS IT IMPORTANT? CMR-Nepal 2012
  10. 10. IMPORTANCE• 74.2 % journalists perceive social media as very important tool to reach audience• 90 % journalists think it is important for professional capacity development
  11. 11. SO HOWSHOULD FNJ MOVEFORWARD? Discussion

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