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How safe to you feel on MetroLink and MetroBuses?

St. Louis Public Radio is looking for people who can talk about their concerns, and what, if anything they'd like to see done to improve safety.
asked on April 28, 2017

Have President Trump's policies affected you in any way?

Colorado Public Radio is interested in hearing about the way President Trump's new policies may have affected your everyday life.
asked on April 21, 2017

How would a writers strike affect you?

Members of the Writers Guild are expected to approve a strike authorization plan. Their contract runs out on May 1, and if they can't reach agreement with producers, they'll walk off the job the next day. How do you think a writers strike would affect you – or not?
asked on April 21, 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

What do you want to know about South Florida's economy?

WLRN's The Sunshine Economy wants to know what questions you have about the state of South Florida's economy.
asked on March 29, 2017

How has this presidency affected you so far?

The BBC and American Public Media are collaborating on a show called "The Response - America's Story" about the hopes, dreams and expectations Americans have for the next four years. For the next program we want you to tell us a personal story about President Trump's first few months in office.
asked on March 23, 2017

PINfluence™ Stories informed by the Public Insight Network

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.

Can Arizona become a foodie destination? State officials, restaurant association think so April 21, 2017

PIN sources shared their favorite Arizona foodie spot.

Robot-Proof Jobs 2: The Winners of Tomorrow April 14, 2017

Sources shared their experience with automation in the workplace, influencing the Marketplace story "Robot-Proof Jobs 2: The Winners of Tomorrow". PIN source, Dana Heath, describes how automation impacted his career in the manufacturing industry.

The Human Potential: Bridging the Divide Between Communities of Color and the Police March 28, 2017

Sources shared their experiences and ideas on how to build trust between communities of color and law enforcement. This insight helped inform an event at The Fitzgerald Theater on the same topic, as well as provide context on the live blog.

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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 »