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
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
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.
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
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.