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Brian Whitacre

Newspapers Still Key in Reaching Rural

An Oklahoma study finds that more rural residents prefer to get information via their newspaper (either print or online) than any other mode of communication. For groups trying to reach rural constituents, that’s important to keep in…

Broadband: What Policies Would Help Most?

Will the market alone take care of rural America’s broadband needs – eventually? In the last installment of our broadband series, the authors outline the types of public policies they think will help improve rural broadband.

Broadband Availability: Geography Matters

Across the board, rural areas lag urban ones in their access to broadband. A first-of-its-kind map and a state-by-state chart compute that geographical difference in “availability,” which is the first piece of the rural broadband puzzle.