HOW ARE WE DOING? READER SURVEY 1998

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For the third July 4th we are presenting you with the opportunity to tell us what you think of the Weekly and the world we write about. And after putting out 51 issues in a row, it gives us an opportunity to go to the beach during a slow news week!

Please take a couple of minutes to fill the following form out and fax it back to us at 212-344-6457 or e-mail us at CitLim@aol.com. Please take the time to fill out this survey. Your feedback isn’t merely important–it’s essential in helping us do our job better.

WEEKLY OR WEAKLY?

Answer the following questions on a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being the best possible response and 5 being the worst.

1. Overall, how would you rate the quality of the Weekly?

1 2 3 4 5

2. How would you characterize our coverage of the topics you’re interested in?

1 2 3 4 5

3. How useful is City Limits Weekly in your work?

1 2 3 4 5

3. When you already knew something about a story that we covered, how accurate
was our reporting?

1 2 3 4 5

4. How useful is our calendar of events?

1 2 3 4 5

5. How about our classified ads?

1 2 3 4 5

6. What do you like most about the Weekly?

7. What needs improvement?

8. How often do you read the Weekly?
every week some weeks once a month almost never

9. How often do you read City Limits monthly magazine?
every month sometimes almost never

Politics and the media

10. What topics are you interested in reading about? (e.g. homelessness, welfare reform, Albany politics.)

11. How well does the larger media cover the issues?

1 2 3 4 5

12. What other newspapers and magazines do you read for local news and
analysis? (Circle one or more)
New York Times
Daily News
New York Post
Newsday
Wall St. Journal
El Diario
Village Voice
New York Observer
Amsterdam News
New York Magazine
Crain’s New York Business
Trade Publications (specify)__________________
Other_____________________________________

Enough about us…

13. What field do you work in?
housing/community development
government
media
politics
education/student (circle one)
social services
health care
anti-poverty advocacy
lobbying
consulting
foundation
living off trust fund
other_______________________________

14. Okay, who are you? (optional)

Name_______________________________________________

Organization__________________________________________

Address_____________________________________________

Fax No._____________________Email_____________________