Peter VanRysdam / Digital Marketing / February 29th, 2008

Do You Think Any Newspapers Published This?

Just read this on Yahoo News, and it made me think.  It was put out by Reuters, but do you think any newspapers actually picked it up?  Let me know if you came across this in print.  I’d be very surprised!

More Americans turning to Web for news
Nearly 70 percent of Americans believe traditional journalism is out of touch, and nearly half are turning to the Internet to get their news, according to a new survey.

While most people think journalism is important to the quality of life, 64 percent are dissatisfied with the quality of journalism in their communities, a We Media/Zogby Interactive online poll showed.

“That’s a really encouraging reflection of people who care A) about journalism and B) understand that it makes a difference to their lives,” said Andrew Nachison, of iFOCOS, a Virginia-based think tank which organized a forum in Miami where the findings were presented.

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