Building A Federal Budget
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Congress is working to approve a federal budget before the next fiscal year starts on Oct. 1.

Smarter, Faster

April 30, 2009
Earlier this week, Information Today
featured Newsy.com as a site that makes people smarter, faster. http://newsbreaks.infotoday.com/NewsBreaks/Newsycom-Wants-to-Make-You-Smarter-Faster-53582.asp Newsy.com analyzes and synthesizes news reports from around the world and then produces 2 to 3 minute clips that present the key highlights and nuances. Viewers come away more informed in less time - it's context with convenience. Like all successful businesses, Newsy.com is meeting a current demand in the marketplace. People increasingly want their news in quickly digestible bits, and more and more they want it online and through video. According to Nielsen, since 2003, the time spent on video sites has increased by over 2,000%, and the number of Americans who visit online video has climbed 339% over the same time period. News remains the #1 category type for content.