The article entitled as “Structurally embedded news consumption on mobile news applications” was accepted for publication at Information Processing and Management, an SSCI journal in Information Science and Library Science. This study examines the evolution of diversity of individuals’ news consumption and identifies the factors that underlie such evolution. A decreasing trend in news consumption diversity is observed among users. The news consumption diversity of individuals is positively related to global information diversity. This study complements traditional motivation-driven perspectives of news consumption by mining the structural antecedents of news consumption diversity and further emphasizes the social implications of mobile news technology.