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Where will you be during the eclipse?

Millions of people are expected to travel to Idaho, Wyoming and other U.S. locations that will be in the path of totality for The Great American Eclipse on Monday. Will you be part of the crowd or staying in Utah?
asked on August 14, 2017

Do you have a Charlottesville connection?

If you live in or know someone who lives in Charlottesville, Virginia, or you have another direct connection to the rally, the counter-protest there or white nationalist groups anywhere, we'd like to hear from you.
asked on August 14, 2017

How are you spending your retirement?

How are you bringing purpose and meaning to your life in the absence of paid employment?
asked on August 9, 2017

Hey SoCal, what's your roommate story?

Please tell us about your experiences living with roommates.
asked on August 7, 2017

How much do you know about sustainability in food?

How can we achieve sustainable agriculture and feed the population?
asked on August 4, 2017

How much do you know about the cats in your community?

According to the Arizona Humane Society website, there is an estimated 250,000 stray cats in Maricopa County.
asked on July 11, 2017

PINfluence™® Stories informed by the Public Insight Network

Tracking the Arts in Vermont August 11, 2017

Art Hounds are dancers, writers, sculptors, painters - all recommending work that their colleagues are doing. This weekly program brings the voices of the arts community to our listeners and lets them know about events, galleries and performances throughout the region.

Reflecting on changes in the region three years after the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson August 9, 2017

We asked listeners to share what changes they've seen in the St. Louis region and their own lives in the three years since the police shooting death of Michael Brown Jr. in Ferguson. PIN sources were among those who responded.

"No Place Like LA: David, au revoir Paris et bonjour Los Angeles " July 14, 2017

No Place Like LA is our series that asks transplants and immigrants to LA, "When was the moment you felt that Los Angeles was truly home?" THIS IS DAVID JOURDAN'S STORY.

What's the score?: People getting credit scores may not understand them July 10, 2017

The PIN Bureau reached out to its network in Arizona to find voices that have had personal experiences relating to credit. Some voiced that credit was not a fully understood topic and the news team was able to use real experiences to inform their reporting.

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PIN Blog

  • KPCC asks “Are you #LatinoEnough?”, sparks newsroom-spanning contentSeptember 22, 2015

    Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of posts about inclusive journalism — journalism that is done with communities not for communities.  |  Follow the conversation here. Ashley Alvarado, Southern California Public Radio‘s public engagement editor, has long been a champion of listening to individuals and communities often excluded from news coverage and broader... Read more »
  • Join us for a “listening post” workshop in PortlandAugust 19, 2015

    The Public Insight Network is thrilled to team up with GroundSource founder Andrew Haeg, Oregon Public Broadcasting and Camp Odyssey, an Oregon-based innovative youth leadership diversity program, to offer a workshop on community listening, Oct. 1 in Portland. The workshop is part of a three-day event called “Experience Engagement,” co-hosted by Journalism That Matters and the University of Oregon’s... Read more »