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Six criteria for new news

Source 1 Point 2 Point 3 Point 4 Point 5 Point
Self reported

subscribers via

RSS (and e-mail)

0

(no email subscribers)

1 –30

(1,000 emails)

31–75

(2,000 emails)

76–250

(3,000 emails)

251+

(larger email lists)

Self-reported visitors monthly Less than 1,000 1001–5000 5001–20,000 20,001–50,000 50,000+
Self-reported time on site Less than 2 minutes 2–5

minutes

5–10 minutes 10–20 minutes 20+ minutes
Google page rank 1 2 3 4-5 6+
Alexa traffic rank (Not used) None Millions Hundreds of thousands Tens of thousands or less

Community Media Workshop score: Subjective score based on factors such as local news coverage, community-oriented, original or unique; frequent updates; transparency; strong design; use of social media tools.

*Self reported data acquired March-April, 2009

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