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