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What does the Fair Labor Standards Act update mean to you?

St. Louis on the Air is looking for employers and employees who are being affected by this change and can share their reaction to the new rule.
asked on October 25, 2016

What did your grandparents teach you about race?

KPCC journalists want to know about the conversations you had growing up. What did your grandparents or other family members teach you about race and how has that affected your current views?
asked on October 24, 2016

Did you get a vote-by-mail ballot without Amendment 2?

Some vote-by-mail ballots in Broward County were missing the constitutional amendment question about the legalization of medical marijuana.
asked on October 24, 2016

Have you seen the current political divides in this election impact your work or business?

Marketplace Morning Report wants to hear from you. Do you have a personal story about business deals or workplace relationships gone awry because of the election? We want to know how political divides are impacting your work or if they’ve changed the way you do business.
asked on October 12, 2016

Is school discipline failing our kids?

Children of color are disproportionately disciplined in schools. What has been your experience with school discipline?
asked on October 11, 2016

What Would You Ask The Candidates About Our Food System?

If you could ask Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton one question about our food system, what would it be?
asked on October 10, 2016

PINfluence™ Stories informed by the Public Insight Network

One year later: How the Aliso Canyon gas blowout continues to affect LA October 21, 2016

"We're still getting headaches, there's still periodic bloody noses that my kids get," said Porter Ranch resident Christine Soderlund. "I'm trying to document all of this but there is a bit of a fog when you're having this methane exposure." She checks an online website showing readings from methane monitors placed around the gas field fence line and says it sometimes shows higher than normal concentrations. Despite the ongoing illnesses, she said she can't afford to leave now. She chose Porter Ranch for the schools at a time when the areas big houses were still pretty affordable, and she expects to stay a few more years. She can't find that combination in an affordable place now.

Oregon Measure Would Create United Front Against Animal Trafficking On West Coast October 17, 2016

PIN helped us find a source with a direct connection to the topic. We had a limited time to do research and PIN allowed us to target a group of people who seemed likely to have personal experience in this topic, and through the query we were able to find the source we were in search of.

With presidential election just weeks away, many voters remain very unhappy October 6, 2016

During September, St. Louis Public Radio asked people to share their political mood. Just as when the station posed the question in January, and again in March, many any PIN sources who are Democrats, Republicans, independents and others say they feel as though they are being forced vote for the lesser of two evils.

October 3, 2016 Newscast | Cronkite News October 3, 2016

PIN sources discussed their reasons for supporting or opposing a measure that would legalize recreational marijuana in Arizona.

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  • 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 »