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Have you booked a cruise for a good deal in 2016?

Did your cruise reservation come with a drink package, free Internet access or on-board credit?
asked on February 11, 2016

College grads or near grads, how do you decide to stay in or leave St. Louis?

Whether you're a St. Louis native or a transplant, St. Louis Public Radio wants to hear how you make your choice for post-graduate life.
asked on February 11, 2016

What does the pope's visit to the border mean?

Pope Francis is visiting Mexico and the U.S.-Mexico border this week. What are your thoughts or insights about the papal visit to these regions?
asked on February 11, 2016

Have you ever worked in a meat-packing plant?

Tell us your story about working in a slaughterhouse or meat-processing plant.
asked on February 10, 2016

Veterans, what was your experience leaving the service?

KPCC veterans and military issues reporter John Ismay is looking to speak with veterans about their experiences leaving the service and their time afterward.
asked on February 9, 2016

Are lower gas prices enticing you into an RV adventure?

KCUR 89.3 is working on a story about demand for recreational vehicles. We're thinking that as gas prices drop more people (particularly retired folks) may decide to purchase an RV and travel the country. Are you thinking about buying an RV? Or do you already own an RV and plan to travel differently because of the price of gas? If so, please help us by answering this short questionnaire.
asked on February 9, 2016

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What's your issue in this election year? Economy, environment, health care and more February 10, 2016

We’ve been asking you to tell us what issues matter the most to you in this election year and about 400 of you have responded so far. Those who participated told us they care about the economy, jobs, income inequality and the erosion of the middle class. Combined, these economic concerns made up the top issue followed by climate change and the environment as the topics that most worry you. Health care costs and the quality of health care also loomed large for those who responded.

Sanders Campaign Hustling to Keep N.H.’s Fickle Independent Voters On Board January 29, 2016

With the presidential primary elections in full swing NHPR reached out to independent voters to see which candidates they are considering. PIN sources shared their insights.

30 years after the space shuttle Challenger blew up, South Floridians recall the tears January 27, 2016

Three decades later, many of those kids still remember the Challenger as the punch-in-the-gut moment when they first learned about the awful finality of death — and that adults cry, too.

What is your political mood? St. Louis voters weigh in on Election 2016 January 26, 2016

As part of a project with NPR's “Morning Edition” PIN sources joined the conversation on "St. Louis on the Air," sharing their emotions that ranged from amazement to worry about the 2016 presidential election.

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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 »