Press Association of Jamaica Survey
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The Press Association of Jamaica (PAJ) is currently conducting a study to evaluate the extent to which it is serving members of the media fraternity and their expectations of the organization. The Executive of the association appreciates you taking the time to participate in this survey by answering the questions below as clearly and as honestly as possible.

 
Required 1.

What is your job title?

 

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Required 2.

Sex:

Male
Female
Required 3.

Age group:

Under 25
25-35
36-46
47 and over
4.

How long have you been in media and communication?

0 - 5 yrs
6 - 10 yrs
11 - 15 yrs
16 - 20 yrs
over 20 yrs
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Are you a member of the Press Association of Jamaica?

Yes
No
6.

If yes, how long?

 

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7.

If no, state reasons

 

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8.

If you are not a member of the PAJ, have you ever been invited/approached to become a member of the Press Association of Jamaica?

Yes
No
9.

If you have been invited/approached, why haven’t you applied for membership in the PAJ?

 

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10.

 

What does being a member of the Press Association of Jamaica mean to you?

 

 

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11.

If you are not a member of the PAJ, what would cause you to join or renew your membership in the association?

 

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12.

Do you participate in PAJ activities?

Yes
No
Required 13.

I get information about PAJ events

All the time
Most of the times
Sometimes
Rarely
Never
Required 14.

Are you aware that the PAJ is on Facebook?

Yes
No
15.

How many members of the PAJ Executive do you know?

Some
Most
All
Required 16.

What do you think about the visibility of the President?

Very visible
Visible enough
rarely seen
Not visible
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What do you thank about the effectiveness of the President

Very effective
Fair
Not effective
Missing in action
Required 18.

Rate the leadership that the Executive of the PAJ has been providing the organization

 

Poor Fair Good Very Good        
       
Required 19.

Are you willing to make yourself available to serve on the Executive of the Press Association of Jamaica?  

Yes
No
20.

Are you willing to make yourself available to serve on sub-committees of the Press Association of Jamaica?

Yes
No
21.

Which of the following PAJ events do you look forward to attending?

Frenzy Fridayz
National Journalism Awards
PAJ workshops
PAJ Church service
Veterans' luncheon
Peer reviews/discussions
Off the Record briefings
22.

Please check the box which is most appropriate

It is very important that I be a member of a professional organization
It is important that I be a member of a professional organization
It is of little importance that I be a member of a professional organization
It is not important that I be a member of a professional organization
Required 23.

Please check the box which is most appropriate

The PAJ is very important to me
The PAJ is important to me
The PAJ is of little importance to me
The PAJ is not important to me
Required 24.

The PAJ should operate like a trade union

Strongly agree
Agree
Disagree
Strongly disagree
Required 25.

The PAJ should lobby for more pay for media practitioners  

Strongly agree
Agree
Disagree
Strongly disagree
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The PAJ should be the watchdog of journalistic standards.

Strongly agree
Agree
Disagree
Strongly disagree
Required 27.

It should be mandatory that media practitioners be a member of the PAJ

Strongly agree
Agree
Disagree
Strongly disagree
Required 28.

The PAJ must support a charity?

Strongly agree
Agree
Disagree
Strongly disagree
Required 29.

I would join the PAJ or renew my membership if the PAJ was contributing to a charity.

Strongly agree
Agree
Disagree
Strongly disagree
Required 30.

The PAJ is a political organization

Strongly agree
Agree
Disagree
Strongly disagree
Required 31.

The PAJ is an exclusive club?

Strongly agree
Agree
Disagree
Strongly disagree
Required 32.

Do you think the name ‘Press Association of Jamaica’ best represents ALL media practitioners? 

Yes
No
33.

If not, suggest a name.

 

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34.

What programmes or services should the PAJ implement or provide to make it a more useful organization?

 

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