October 27, 2004

Sourcing of Campaign Stories on Online News Sites

Staff/ Byline In-House Wire Combo AP Wire Reuters Other Wire
All Internet 9% 21% 5% 41% 9% 15%
CNN.com 6% 55% 2% 34% 3% 0%
MSNBC.com 28% 9% 17% 19% 5% 22%
Yahoo.com 1% 0% 0% 59% 17% 23%

Different online news sites approached covering the debates of 2004 differently, but of the major ones, only MSNBC had a significant number of original bylined stories.