1. About This Study


We are currently engaged in a study of how journalists in several countries produce audio slideshows for news Web sites. To help us gain insights into this area we are asking you to respond to a short online questionnaire. It should take about 5 minutes to complete this survey.

You must be 18 years or older to participate in this survey.

Susan Jacobson, PhD, Assistant Professor of Journalism at Temple University, is the principal investigator of this study. You may reach her at susanj@temple.edu or 001-215-680-4266 at any time if you have questions about the study. We welcome questions about the survey at any time. Your participation in this study is on a voluntary basis, and you may refuse to participate at any time without consequence or prejudice.

The data you will provide will be confidential. Any responses that you give to the survey that are used in publication will be stripped of your name and place of employment.

If you have any questions about your rights as a research subject, you may contact the Institutional Review Board Coordinator at (215) 707-3390. The IRB Coordinator may also be reached by email: IRB@temple.edu or regular mail:

Institutional Review Board Coordinator
Temple University Research Administration
Student Faculty Conference Center
3340 North Board Street – Suite 304
Philadelphia, PA 19140"

Checking the YES box below indicates that you have read and understand the contents of this Consent Form and that you agree to take part in this study.

* 1. I have read the consent form and agree to take part in this study. I am 18 years of age or older.