The uses of a mobile in terms of gathering news is so common it has almost become the only way people get the news. it is almost impossible to not be aware of what is going on with notifications can constantly come up on your screens.
There has been a decline in newspaper uses as it is easy to get the news from your phone for free instead of paying for it.
It has become so vital that when people are commuting they can still get the information instantly. And they may not miss out.
People are able to be at work and at the same time be up to date with the news and what is going on today.