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What issue is guiding your vote this election?

What issue or issues is guiding your vote this election? Be a part of this story by telling us below or leave us your name, city and thoughts in a voicemail message at 305-330-9576. Your thoughts may get shared on The Sunshine Economy on Monday Nov. 3.
asked on October 29, 2014

Arizonans: How Do You Interact With Law Enforcement?

Arizonans: What is the relationship like between your community and law enforcement? Let us know your experiences.
asked on October 29, 2014

St. Louis-area artists: Tell us about a project that has unfolded over time

Have you produced a project that unfolded as a series over the course of many years? Share your story with St. Louis Public Radio.
asked on October 29, 2014

Kansas Biz community: Is Gov. Brownback's tax plan working for you?

Are you a business person or entrepreneur in Kansas? Our newsroom wants to know how Brownback's tax plan has impacted you.
asked on October 28, 2014

Do you have a child with special needs? Share your experience

The Public Insight Network Bureau is looking to hear from parents or guardians of children with special needs. Help journalists across the country cover this topic by sharing your story.
asked on October 28, 2014

Voting Habits votinghabits2014

With Colorado’s all-mail balloting, Rocky Mountain PBS wants to survey viewers’ voting practices, observations and concerns about the new process.
asked on October 24, 2014

PINfluence™ Stories informed by the Public Insight Network

What’s on voters’ minds? Here’s what a bunch told Cronkite News October 28, 2014

After receiving 36 responses to a query about why/how people are voting in the Arizona governor election, a reporter used the responses to give an overview on how people are voting, how they politically identify and why.

Fans from afar cheer on Kansas City Royals despite odd looks October 23, 2014

The PIN was the main point of this story as we gathered stories of Royals fans in other parts of the country (and world).

La Grande Courthouse Will Replace Building Used By Domestic Violence Shelter October 22, 2014

OPB PIN sources contributed to the development and delivery of this story about conflicting public services issues.

Race History Factors into Rebuilding a Front Porch Neighborhood October 21, 2014

The question the story seeks to answer: Can residents come together despite the racial history of the neighborhood and of Indianapolis? came from a submission by Joyce Moore.

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PIN Blog

  • Newsrooms use PIN to drive award-winning contentSeptember 29, 2014

    A big congratulations to the ten PIN newsrooms that were finalists and winners of the Online News Association’s 2014 awards! They are: Oregon Public Broadcasting, KUT Austin, St. Louis Public Radio, NPR, MPR News, New Hampshire Public Radio, The Center for Public Integrity, News21, WLRN-Miami Herald News, and The Washington Post. Here’s how some of these newsrooms use... Read more »
  • Using PIN to track social impact – a Minnesota exampleSeptember 23, 2014

    There is no dearth of evidence that Minnesotans are civic-minded. The state’s volunteerism rates are second in the nation, more than 60 percent of Minnesotans donate money to charity, and we lead the country in voter turnout. While such statistics are great, they don’t capture what it’s like to live in a social-minded state full... Read more »