Jun 1, 2010

Most Americans pleased with home broadband speed, says FCC study

The Federal Communications Commission today (June 1) released a survey showing that 91 percent of respondents were either "very satisfied" or "somewhat satisfied" with their home broadband speed. The telephone survey of 3,005 Americans (PDF) in April and May also showed that 80 percent did not know the broadband speed to their home computer.

Get tips on public insight journalism at NCME/APM webinar

"Public Insight Journalism = New Voices, New Stories" is the subject of tomorrow's (June 2) webinar from the National Center for Media Engagement and American Public Media. Speakers will give pointers on PIJ, developed by Minnesota Public Radio. Thousands of Minnesotans make up the Public Insight Network to assist MPR in its reporting. Learn why public insight journalism is an important method for engaging communities, how to use it, and the benefits that stations have gleaned from it. The hourlong webinar starts at 2 p.m. Wednesday, click here to register.