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The theoretical bases of this article are theories of information society. The method of research was survey, and the questionnaires were filled out in 13 dailynewspaper offices by 212 journalists. More than 85 percent of the journalists in the newspaper offices had access to computers and 78% of them had connections to the internet. However, financial problems has been the main reason for not making use of the internet. The mean use of the internet by the journalists was Jess than 1 hour in a day. The tendency of %97 of the journalists for using internet was high, and their main motivation was obtaining information. Most journalists were using internet in wriung their texts in daily newspapers at the rate of medium level. The assessment of most of the journalists from government policies concerning internet was weak: The highest use of internet was in Afarinesh and Bonian newspapers' and Hamshahri only has had satellite connection to the internet. Yahoo, BBC, and Gooya were the most visited sites by the Iranian journalists.