Scalawag’s As the South Votes addresses common questions such as is voting by mail safe, what voter suppression looks like, and how to combat voter intimidation.
How Documented uses WhatsApp to Help Undocumented Latinos Navigate Through COVID-19
Documented engages with its sources through a mobile app called WhatsApp. Users are able ask questions and raise concerns and can get professional answers quickly.
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 the Jefferson Center Used Citizens Juries to Engage Audiences in Civic Participation
Under the banner of Informed Citizen Akron/Your Vote Ohio, The Jefferson Center organized three, three-day deliberative events that were part of a broader effort to improve election narratives in Ohio. That effort included conducting four statewide polls to determine residents’ top policy concerns.
How Discourse Media Facilitated Community Dialogue on Canada’s Pacific Northwest LNG Pipeline
British Columbia-based Discourse Media sent reporter Trevor Jang on a listening road trip to Northern BC to report on the contentious Pacific Northwest liquefied natural gas (LNG) pipeline project. He facilitated online discussions through a Facebook group, as well as in-person meetings, in an attempt to prompt dialogue and better understand a complicated issue.
How Colorado Public Radio Found Common Ground with the Bread Series
After the 2016 election, Colorado Public Radio (CPR) reporters wanted to know how they could help bridge conversation across party lines in an increasingly polarized political climate. So in May, CPR brought together a politically and ethnically diverse group of listeners to share a meal and engage in conversation. The dinner series, now dubbed Breaking Bread.
How ZEIT Online Got Germany Talking
Following a surge of populist movements in Europe, the need to engage with the public felt acute. German news organization ZEIT Online wondered, “Could someone develop a dating platform for political debates?” To find out, ZEIT Online launched a project called Germany Talks.