City of Syracuse, Jan. 30, 2022. Photo by Michael Greenlar

An important part of Central Current’s mission is to be responsive to the community we serve.

We need to hear from you about what’s missing in local news coverage, what topics we should begin with, and how you prefer to consume news.

Part I: Editorial Questions

1. On the Government & Politics “beat,” (another way of saying coverage area) which of the following topics would you like to see Central Current cover?(Required)
2. On the Justice & Equity “beat,” which of the following topics would you like to see Central Current cover?(Required)
3. On the Arts & Culture “beat,” which of the following topics would you like to see Central Current cover?(Required)
4. Overall, what “issues” do you think need more or better local coverage?(Required)
5. How could local news coverage be improved?(Required)

Part II: News Consumption Habits

6. When would you have time to read a newsletter?
7. What contents would you prefer in a newsletter?
8. What social media platforms do you use regularly (at least once a week)?
9. What device do you use MOST often to consume news?(Required)
10. Where do you USUALLY hear about local news first?(Required)
11. Where are you MOST OFTEN when you consume news?(Required)
12. How often do you check local news websites?(Required)
13. How often do you read long-form, in-depth journalism?(Required)
14. When's the best time to read local, in-depth stories and news?
15. Would you sign up for notifications from a local news website in any of the following formats?

Part III: Central Current

19. What events by Central Current would interest you?(Required)
20. What benefits would entice you to sign up for a membership to support Central Current?(Required)

Part IV: About You

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Contact Central Current editor-in-chief Julie McMahon at jmcmahon@centralcurrent.org.

Julie McMahon

Julie McMahon is editor-in-chief of Central Current. She's lived and worked in Syracuse as a reporter, editor and professor of journalism for more than a decade. Contact Julie at jmcmahon@centralcurrent.org.