Many of these readers are also reading 'hard copy' rather than online editions. According to the NNA research 74% of those living in communities in which the local paper has a circulation under 15,000 read that newspaper at least once each week.
According to the 2011 results of an annual survey conducted by he National Newspaper Association and the research arm of the Reynolds Journalism Institute at the Missouri School of Journalism, readers in areas served by community newspapers continue to prefer the community newspaper as their source of local news and advertising.
Local newspapers remain the dominant source of news in small towns and rural areas, according to the results of a new survey performed by the Reynolds Journalism Institute’s Insight and Survey Center and the University of Missouri’s School of Journalism on behalf of the National Newspaper Association.
The 2011 results of an annual survey conducted by the National Newspaper Association and the research arm of the Reynolds Journalism Institute at the Missouri School of Journalism show that 74 percent of people in communities served by a newspaper with circulations under 15,000 read a local newspaper each week.
A team of Missouri researchers trained in technology, cyber-security and elections management will use a $740,000 Department of Defense grant to explore Internet-based and mobile phone voting applications.
A $740,000 federal grant was awarded to the Boone County Clerk for collaboration with MU and the Missouri secretary of state to develop a new voting system that utilizes the Internet and mobile technology.
While some people still perceive news tied to traditional media, others now hold a much broader perception of how the process goes beyond what is reported by journalists, the Information Research journal reports.
Three-fourths of residents (74%) in small cities and towns in the United States read a local newspaper ranging from 1 day to 7 days a week; majority of the readers (81%) relied on the newspapers for local news and information, according to the 2011 Community Newspaper Readership Study conducted by The Reynolds Journalism Institute (RJI) on behalf of National Newspaper Association (NNA) in August and October 2011.