Award-winning entertainment reporter Maria Menounos said recently that televised evening entertainment news is a “dying breed” in the mobile era.
The TV veteran — who has reported for shows like NBC’s “Access Hollywood,” “Extra” and E! News — told Yahoo Finance in an interview at the SALT Conference in Las Vegas that social media and cell phones was transforming how people consume celebrity news.
“What we’re seeing in my field in entertainment is no one needs to tune in anymore. You’re getting it on your mobile device,” Menounos said, lamenting how played out in the news cycle.
“You click and you watch it, and then you’re done. There’s no need to tune into the evening entertainment news,” Menounos added.
A 2018 Pew Research poll found that nearly six in ten