AnalysisDecember 14, 2011

Where People Get Information about Restaurants and Local Businesses

The internet is the source that people most rely on for material about the local business scene and search engines are particularly valued.

AnalysisFebruary 8, 2007

The “News and Schmooze” Explosion

A new study finds a proliferation of “citizen media” web sites that fit somewhere on the media spectrum between the street-corner soapbox and the local daily newspaper. While concluding that these grassroots outlets are successful at creating community conversations, the report on this emerging landscape also reveals that many are tenuous, shoestring operations.

AnalysisSeptember 8, 2006

Charting the Online Revolution

In the ninth and last of our summer roundtable discussions on the future of the news media, bloggers and analysts discuss how the Internet is transforming the gathering and delivery of information and also offer their ideas on what traditional news organizations must do to keep pace and remain relevant.