The latest from Pew: 48 million Americans have posted content to the Internet. The majority of them are broadband users, and broadband penetration jumped by 40 percent between March 2005 and March 2006. Significantly, broadband penetration in households with income between $40,000 and $50,000 grew by 68 percent.
Editors, please listen. If you're not rethinking your entire content strategy around participative principles, you're placing your future at risk.
Every newspaper's website can, and should, be the center of online community -- connections, sharing, conversation.