The Internet and Newspaper sites

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For those of us tasked with figuring out what other content rich Web sites are doing, The Bivings Report on The Use of the Internet by America’s Newspapers points out some trends to think about. Here’s the link to PDF.

-80 of the nation’s top 100 newspapers offered reporter blogs. On 63 of these blogs, readers could comment on posts written by reporters.
-76 of the nation’s top 100 newspapers offer RSS feeds on their websites. All of these feeds are partial feeds, and none included ads.

-Major Web tools, such as blogs and RSS penetrated both the most and least circulated newspapers.
-Video was the most common form of multimedia found on the websites, and was offered by 61 of the newspapers.

[tags]Internet, Web, blogs, blogging, RSS, content site [/tags]

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