Guest Post: Homicide Watch DC Readers Take Part in International Study on Online Journalism

You visit Homicide Watch DC obviously; you’re reading this right now. You may even leave a comment or join a conversation. But why? What motivates you to participate in online news sites and Homicide Watch DC in particular?

This survey on your use of Homicide Watch DC is part of a large international research project investigating reader participation on news sites. The study will be used to develop a greater understanding of what motivates users to participate by joining discussions on online news sites.

This is important information for the journalism industry and will help form a clearer picture of the future of journalism. So please take the time to complete the survey about participation elements on Homicide Watch DC.

Click here to take the survey; which should take about 15 minutes to complete.

Further information for participants is provided here.

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