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Do you have a Hurricane Andrew story?

This August marks the 25th anniversary of Hurricane Andrew. WLRN is collecting your stories and memories about that storm.
asked on May 26, 2017

President Trump's budget plan: What encourages or concerns you most?

St. Louis Public Radio wants to learn how changes to many federal programs might affect you, in any way — good or bad.
asked on May 23, 2017

Are you concerned about gas leaks in your home?

Colorado Pubic Radio would like to know if you live near an oil and gas operation. Are you concerned about effects of the operation and gas leaks in your area?
asked on May 18, 2017

What has been your experience with naturopathic medicine?

KPCC health reporter Rebecca Plevin would like to hear from people who have provided or received naturopathic treatment.
asked on May 12, 2017

Scientists and researchers: Tell EarthFix and OPB about your work.

Scientists and researchers aren’t known for marching in the streets and speaking out about the value of their work. But they’ve recently started engaging in these practices to raise awareness about the importance of what they do.
asked on May 8, 2017

Who in your community inspires you that more people should know about?

All communities have people that those who live there wish others knew about - because the person does amazing things, has a cool story or is just awesome. We want to hear about that person in your community.
asked on April 19, 2017

PINfluence™ Stories informed by the Public Insight Network

After 2 recent homicides, MetroLink looks to get riders’ safety back on track May 12, 2017

As officials work to address concerns about safety and security, PIN sources share their experiences and suggestions.

Downtown Phoenix struggles with affordable housing in midst of development May 2, 2017

A PIN source shared his insight on why residents want to live in downtown Phoenix, despite high rent prices

Who would be hurt most by Hollywood writer's strike? Not the writers April 28, 2017

Ahead of the strike vote, we reached out to PIN sources to ask how, if at all, they expected to be affected by a potential strike.

America's Story - Recruitment, Relationships and Racism April 25, 2017

Sources shared how this presidency has impacted them. They shared personal experiences, not political rhetoric or opinion, but truly something that has happened as a result of this presidency so far.

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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 »