February 21, 2019

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Brandon Sun Readership Survey 2019

Those who answer each and every question will be entered in a draw for a chance to win $500 in cash. The deadline to enter is February 28th at midnight.

Once we have all the information in place we will publish the results in the paper.

"Your feedback matters," said Jim Mihaly, Publisher of the Sun. "Providing us with information on how we can improve your local paper is paramount. It gives us direction. Thank you in advance for participating in this very important readership survey."

1.1. To what age group do you belong?*
2.2. How often do you buy a newspaper?*
3.3. Through which one of the following do you prefer to read your news? *
4.4. How do you access information about your community:*
Printed newspapers
News websites
Facebook
iPhone/Android Apps
Radio
TV News
Other (please specify)
5.5. In regard to your above answer, what factors do you look for in deciding to opt for that particular news source? *
Content
Price
Format
Availability
Other (please specify)
6.6. Which news organizations do you trust to give you accurate information? (select all that apply)*
CKLQ/STAR FM
CBC Radio/TV
The Brandon Sun (any format)
CTV News
EBrandon
The Westman Journal
Westman This Week
Other (please specify)
7.7. How much time do you spend reading the news in any given day?*
8.8. When you read The Brandon Sun, which of the following do you go to first?*
9.9. Which topics generally interest you? Please rank them in order form 1 (most interested) to 9 (least interested):*
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Arts/Entertainment
Federal/provincial politics
Municipal government
Sports
Education
Court/crime
Opinion/editorial
Local news features
Business
10.10. Please rank your favourite columnists from 1 (most favourite) to 10 (least favourite)*
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Diane Nelson (Vine Lines)
Cody Lobreau (First Draught)
Tyler Glen (Morning Mess)
Kerry Auriat (Kerry Nation)
Mark Frison (Mark my words)
Zack Gross (Small World)
Mariah Phillips (All Dressed Up)
David McConkey (Citizen Active)
11.11. Please rank your favourite Sun features: ‘A’ for best, ‘B’ for good, ‘C’ for least favourite*
A B C
Sound Off
Daily editorials
Letters to the editor
RIDES Section
SATURDAY BUSINESS section
Sports: statistics page
Saturday/daily comics
Crossword Puzzle
Horoscopes
Rural Round-up
Looking Back
Let's Do Something
Saturday travel page
Whizword
12.12. We would like to know your impressions of our publication, Westman This Week. Please rank the following statements, using a scale of 1= strongly disagree to 5= strongly agree.*
1 2 3 4 5
WTW is well designed
The paper has a lot of interesting local features
I enjoy reading WTW every week
WTW should have an opinion page
There needs to be more agricultural stories in WTW
13.13. If you are not a current subscriber, what can we do to entice you to become one?
14.14. If you could add a feature to the Brandon Sun or to Westman This Week, what would it be?
15.15. Your info
First Name* M.I. Last Name*

Email Address* Daytime Phone* Evening Phone
16.
Street Line 1*
Street Line 2
City*
Postal / Zip Code*
17.Province / State*
18.Country*