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
Audio content
Newsletter features
Abstracted news items
Coverage of non-traditional sources (e.g., social media)
News indexed by internal taxonomy
Native language, other than English
Industry news
Effective online customer service/help
Availability in mobile format
Translated news
General financial news
Text-based content
Company news
24/7 live customer service
Sentiment or other meta-analysis
Deep archive
Video content
Near real-time
Consumer-oriented news
How frequently do you do any of the following at work?
Rarely or neverMonthlyWeeklyDailyMultiple times per day
Access news on a smart phone or other mobile device
Search for archived news text
Deliver news search results to colleagues
Receive a 'news alert' from a news resource based on custom criteria (e.g. search terms)
Search for current news text
Test a new resource for news gathering (free or fee)
Other interaction with news content (indicate below)
Advise colleagues on news resources
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
Advanced searching capabilities
Customisation options
Interactive features (e.g., tagging, rating, etc.)
Ease of use for end users
Ability to bill usage to accounts
Direct cost
Availability in mobile format
Integrated sharing/internal publication features
Delivery formats
Integration with internal tools and workflow
Ability to monitor usage
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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