La Nacion launched Stranded Abroad collecting information and sharing stories from those trapped in foreign countries due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Topic: Community Participation
How Reveal Discovered Issues with the 2020 Census on the Ground
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.
How TMP’s NewsInside Reached the Incarcerated Community
The Marshall Project’s NewsInside, a print publication distributed in prisons and jails, is a collection of TMP’s journalism that relates directly to incarcerated lives.
How CapRadio Collaborated with the Meadowview Community to Construct Their Own Narrative
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.
How the Dallas Morning News connects with curious Texans
The Dallas Morning News’ Curious Texas is an engagement project that allows readers to ask questions and for reporters to answer them
How Searchlight New Mexico Used Crowdsourcing to Investigate Restraint and Seclusion
In 2019, the year-long Criminalizing Disability project investigated special education in New Mexico. One of the four most common experiences parents described was the restraint and seclusion of disabled students within the Albuquerque School District.
How Stories of Atlantic City Brought Restorative Narrative to Journalists and Community Members
Stories of Atlantic City was created to shed light on marginalized communities and individuals while building a collaborative space for journalists and residents to work together.
How City of Disparity Addressed the Problems Affecting the People of Peoria
In 2015 the business website 24/7 Wall St. released a report that ranked Peoria, Illinois, as one of the 10 worst cities to live in for African Americans in the United States. Following the report, the Journal Star newsroom of Peoria launched City of Disparity, a year-long reporting project that examined the city’s disparities.
How Feeding the Future Used Engagement Journalism to Tackle Climate Change and Agriculture
In order to take a different route in covering climate change and agriculture, MPR News, the news service of Minnesota Public Radio, launched Feeding the Future, an engagement journalism project set on informing its audience members and identifying solutions to a rapidly changing climate.
How Vox Used Crowdsourcing to Bring Transparency to Emergency Room Fees
In October 2017, Vox launched a year-long crowdsourcing project to collect readers’ emergency room bills and bring more transparency to these costs. At the time of producing this case study, Vox has collected more than 1,500 bills since launching the project and produced multiple stories.
How NBC Left Field’s Tag Project Engaged With Audience Members to Tell Their Stories
NBC Left Field is a short documentary unit established by NBC News in 2017. The project team set out to create a number of new series geared towards social media platforms and bridge the gap between audiences and journalists. One of these series, Tag, strives to engage with its viewers and create loyal followers by crowdsourcing their video topics.
How Italy’s Cittadini Reattivi Civic Journalism Project is Helping Local Communities
Cittadini Reattivi is an online Italian crowd-sourced civic journalism project focused on health, the environment, and judicial issues. The project serves those who live in areas affected by pollution. Since founder and editor Rosy Battaglia launched the project in 2013, she has been able to gather user-generated story ideas, some of which led to new journalistic investigations.