News Needs and Preferences 2011

Use of Products

Thank you for taking the time to complete the FreePint Survey: News Needs and Preferences for 2011. Please note that your responses will remain *FULLY* anonymous -- neither our editorial team nor any vendors will have the ability to connect responses with individuals/companies.

The questions on this page gather information about your preferences for news content at work.
How important are each of the following to users at your organisation for their news content?
1 - not important234 - extremely important
Native language, other than English
Effective online customer service/help
Sentiment or other meta-analysis
Coverage of non-traditional sources (e.g., social media)
Deep archive
Abstracted news items
Company news
24/7 live customer service
Text-based content
Industry news
Video content
Newsletter features
Consumer-oriented news
General financial news
Availability in mobile format
Translated news
Near real-time
News indexed by internal taxonomy
Audio content
How frequently do you do any of the following at work?
Rarely or neverMonthlyWeeklyDailyMultiple times per day
Search for archived news text
Access news on a smart phone or other mobile device
Advise colleagues on news resources
Receive a 'news alert' from a news resource based on custom criteria (e.g. search terms)
Deliver news search results to colleagues
Test a new resource for news gathering (free or fee)
Other interaction with news content (indicate below)
Search for current news text
Search for news in video or audio format
When you consider a news resource for your organisation, how important are the following factors in a selection?
1 - not important234 - extremely important
Ability to monitor usage
Advanced searching capabilities
Integration with internal tools and workflow
Direct cost
Delivery formats
Ease of use for end users
Customisation options
Availability in mobile format
Interactive features (e.g., tagging, rating, etc.)
Ability to bill usage to accounts
Integrated sharing/internal publication features
Do you integrate any news sources or content into your organisation's intranet?
Does your organisation subscribe to any premium (paid for) resources for any content?
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