Not about persons or parties, the beat's about policies and process. Real engagement. Who else is covering what we CAN agree on? Be THE news outlet that totally stands up to fake news and spin. Think of it like four people who don't normally agree sitting down for a nice meal and talking things through.
Whether it's the reasoning to get rid of a law or passing one: 4TOP-Eds™ uses a ground-breaking process to assure readers are getting all sides of the story—start to finish. Including real time metrics. Draw new readers in, and get existing readers to stay longer. Engagement based on their passions. Your 4TOP-Eds™ tab is perfect for sponsorship revenue. Be THE most trusted place for THE conversation on any and all public policy issues.
And, what if Amazon®, Facebook®, or Twitter® gave their advertising revenue to its users? That's what 4TOP-Eds™ will do if you have a license. WE LOVE LOCAL.
The safe harbor away from the rough seas of engagement.
:: No "Place" to find the Whole Conversation
:: Not Enough Feedback
:: No Metrics to Predict Policy Support
:: Low Quality & Quantity of Engagement
:: Conversations Getting Hijacked
:: Busy Folks Can't Attend Meetings
:: Omissions of Best Practice Solutions
:: Working on Low Priority Items First
:: Chaotic Long Term Planning
No citizen can claim they weren't aware—the discussion was literally taking place in the palm of their hand. A balanced discussion from all four sides of the ideological table. Municipalities may also choose an Ad free version for citizens. You get total flexibility.
News Organizations: 4TOP-Eds™ the media version of Virtual Committees is your differentiator. Doing public policy coverage better than anyone. A hybrid between crowdsourcing, social media, an ongoing series, and balanced editorial with real time metrics to predict reflectivity.
Municipalities: Any committee can use the Virtual Committee software to increase voter engagement. How many people can your town hall hold? What's your population? Your Virtual Committee iFrame "App" can hold more than your Hall—Guaranteed. Gone is the bias of who shows up in the room and talks the longest and/or loudest. Outcomes that can be trusted to be thorough and virtually apolitical. Begin at Agree™ to foster Team USA kind of thinking.