Catchlight and ProPublica created this project to commemorate the history & transition of Chicago’s East & West Garfield Park through a personal citizen archive of the past 55 years.
Santa Cruz Local started Listening Sessions to create news that catered to the informational needs of Santa Cruz County residents. By listening to community feedback through online surveys and in-person listening sessions, they can report on issues that community members feel are most important to them.
In its first year, the Great Salt Lake Collaborative has collected stories—print, video, and audio—from newsrooms about the lake, funded more in-depth investigations, hosted in-person events like library panels and archaeological tours, and engaged its audience with Q&A surveys and a creative anthology.
journalists, media and nonprofit partners of the community. The organization prioritizes community storytelling and strives to gradually increase local readership amongst youth.
ProPublica collaborated with the Arizona Daily Star to launch a year-long collaboration uncovering the unfulfilled government services provided for Arizonans with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD): State of Denial.
What if poverty coverage was more personal? Instead of throwing abstract numbers and figures around, what if stories showed people living under the poverty line? People clearly had stories to tell during such uncertain times. Thus began an engaged journalism project.
Unheard, published by ProPublica and Anchorage Daily News, is an engagement project that creates space for victims of sexual abuse in Alaska to share their stories and recovery journeys. The project focused on the collaboration between the writers and the community members that this issue directly affects.
The efforts of the America Amplified initiative culminated in a six-part, national radio talk show, America Amplified: Election 2020, which explored the social challenges facing Americans before and after the November national election.
In early 2020, Reveal launched Seeing 2020, a national collaborative reporting initiative to help newsrooms around the country find ways to improve their coverage of the 2020 Census.
CapRadio spent a year listening and learning about Sacramento’s Meadowview neighborhood which came to prominence as the place where police shot and killed Stephon Clark.
Vox launched Open Sourced Reporting Network to collaboratively investigate and learn about the “new frontiers of data, privacy, algorithms, and artificial intelligence.”
In 2015, The Seattle Globalist launched Your City. Your Story. Your Voice., a community media workshop series that served as a deconstructed journalism school for Seattle’s international communities. While it has always been their mission to elevate diverse voices, the daily online publication provided a formal orientation and introductory training to new writers and visual journalists.