Brooke Carbo of the University of Alabama is conducting a study on the political news media. It will take about 10 minutes to complete this survey. You will answer questions about political media use, consistency of media coverage, political participation, and demographics. Your answers are confidential. Your information will be stored on a secure server and no identifying information about you or your computer is being gathered. Only summarized data will be presented at meetings or in publications.
There are no benefits to you for particpating in this study, and the anticipated risks of participating are no greater than those ordinarily encountered in daily life. If you have any questions about this study, you may contact the investigator at email@example.com or you may contact her adviser, Dr. Jennifer Greer at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have questions about your rights as a research participant, contact Ms. Tanta Myles (the University Compliance Officer) at 205-348-8461 or toll-free at 1-877-820-3066. If you have complaints or concerns about this study, file them through the UA IRB outreach website at http://osp.ua.edu/site/PRCO_Welcome.html.
YOUR PARTICIPATION IS COMPLETELY VOLUNTARY. You are free not to participate or stop participating any time before you submit your answers. You may also skip answers if you chose not to answer a quesiton.
If you understand the statements above, are at least 18 years old, and freely consent to be in this study, click on the NEXT button to begin.