Sarah Glenn

Never stop exploring

A Clickable Community

Written By: admin - Oct• 14•11

After a manic morning, I am about to zip out the door for an island tour of Grenada. I am sure there will be plenty of informative posts to follow.

However, I never forget a promise and I promised my readers yesterday that I would share a little research I uncovered on community news involvement.

Did you know that people with broadband internet feel overwhelmingly more connected to and involved with their local government? Those with dial up or slower connections aren’t as involved.

The Pew Research Center published these reports that really get my mind working on the idea of a new community news model.

Check out the research for yourself at the following links:

 

Politics is local. The Internet is global. Where do the two meet?

People Say They Need Involvement in Local Community

How People Learn About Their Local Community

I’ll be back tomorrow with a few juicy tidbits about life on the Isle of Spice!

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