As RACE TRAITOR begins its third
year on the WWW, we thought it was time to ask our online readers
to tell us something about themselves, what they think of our
web site, how they use it and what they want to see it become.
The print journal has just published its
eighth issue and the Routledge Press anthology of the first five
issues, in addition to winning a major book award, is already
in a second edition. While "new media" like the Web
has proven to be an especially effective means for disseminating
the new abolitionism, its practical workings remains somewhat
This poll is an initial attempt to gather
viewpoints and numbers from a few of the thousands of visitors
to RACE TRAITOR over the last two years. All responses are confidential
but we've included a checkbox if you'd like to permit your general
comments to be posted to the site, with or without your name.
Thanks for taking the time to complete
our first readers' poll. We'll be analyzing the responses and
posting the results and selected comments early in the New Year.
How long have you been visiting the site?
How did you first learn of the site?
Have you referred other people to the site?
NO How many?
Are you currently a subscriber to the print journal?
How many issues of the print journal, if any, have you read?
Have you read the RACE TRAITOR Anthology?
Have you written to RACE TRAITOR through the web site?
Have you printed out articles from the web site to distribute
RACE TRAITOR has just started a small online library of articles
using Adobe Acrobat PDF cross-platform document files. Have you
ever used Acrobat PDF files before?
Would you like to participate in a RACE TRAITOR moderated mailing
list about the new abolitionism?
NO Not Sure
Would you like to participate in a regular RACE TRAITOR Internet
NO Not Sure
How would you improve the web site and what features would you
like to see added in the coming year?
Rate your Web "savvy"
From "19th Century surfer" to "cybernaut"
(1 to 7)
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
section is optional and its not our intention to try and fit
our readers into narrow slots. Its simply demographic shorthand,
and what we'd really appreciate is a brief self-description.
General Comments about RACE TRAITOR and the web site
Can we post your comments?
Can we use your name?
Thanks again for taking our Readers' Poll.