Perhaps participate in a poll … or 3?

How about a Survey on Audience Engagement?

This survey is part of a research project being conducted at the Hubbard School of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Minnesota, by Dr. Valerie Belair-Gagnon and Dr. Matthew Weber. Participation in this survey is voluntary; if you do participate, your identity will not be connected to your survey responses.

At the end of the survey you will have a chance to enter in a drawing for a $100 gift card (two will be given away).

This survey examines the ways in which journalists working in small- and medium-size towns work to engage with their audiences, and to understand the needs of their audiences. The questions in this survey ask about your technology use, about the way in which you perceive your audience (readers and otherwise), and the ways in which you use technology to engage with your audience.

Deadline to respond: Oct. 10.

Link to the survey

Complete the ASNE Diversity Survey?

The American Society of News Editors is encouraging newspapers and digital-media outlets to submit data for its annual Newsroom Employment Diversity Survey. It is gathering data until Oct. 12.

ASNE is asking news organizations that have not completed this year’s survey to please contact immediately lead researcher Dr. Meredith Clark, assistant professor of the University of Virginia’s Department of Media Studies, or ASNE Executive Director Teri Hayt.

The purpose of the ASNE diversity survey, launched in 1978, is to document employment trends in U.S. print and online publications and help newsrooms reflect the growing diversity of their audiences.

Take a Publisher Confidence Survey?

The brokerage firm Cribb, Greene & Cope seeks publishers to take its survey on how things are going with your newspapers and markets.

Said they: “We promise it is short — 11 questions — and takes less than two minutes to complete.”

Take this survey