* 1. How long have you worked in the journalism field?

* 2. Do you currently work for a large mainstream media organization?*

(“Mainstream” as jointly defined by the Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism and the Nieman Foundation as follows:

A news organization that follows a strict code of ethics and produces original content, regardless of platform. For newspapers a circulation of 100,000+; for network TV (including cable networks), news programming that reaches a minimum of 2 million viewers daily; For radio, if you work in a Top 10 Market as defined by Arbitron ratings from Spring 2012 http://bit.ly/8DIig1; and for online media see link to Top 10 sites listed by the PEJ http://www.journalism.org/about_news_index/methodology#_ftn6 )


* 3. Please describe the type of media outlet you work for. (i.e., print, broadcast, online)

* 4. In the past 12 months, have you left that mainstream organization?

* 5. If YES, which of the following reasons best indicates why you left?

* 6. If you have left your mainstream organization and are still working, what type of organization are you working for?

* 7. If you answered D, please describe any advantages, in your opinion, to working with media owned, operated, or marketed toward people of color:

* 8. How would you describe your current employment status?

* 9. Do you see yourself staying in journalism?

* 10. Explain why or why not.

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