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Featured press

Columbia Journalism Review: Platform aimed at audience interaction generates story ideas, goodwill - August 22, 2016

NPRNPR Website To Get Rid Of Comments - August 17, 2016

Editor and Publisher: Digital Publishing: Newsrooms Should Invite Readers to Give Input on Story Ideas - July 21, 2016

Poynter: Comments are changing. Our commitment to audiences shouldn’t. - August 23, 2016

Nieman Lab: Building News With Not Just For The Community - December 20, 2015

Nieman Lab: A Turning Point for Trust - December 20, 2015

The Washington Post: How journalism is changing for the better, in 1 chart - September 1, 2015

Politico: The 60-second interview: Jennifer Brandel, Co-founder and C.E.O. of Hearken - June 23, 2015

Latest press

MediaShift: Where Are They Now? An Update on 5 Startups/Projects You Read About on MediaShift - October 14, 2016

Thrillist Chicago: Chicago's Most Innovative Startups Today - October 13, 2016

DG+CO: Stop Worrying and Learn To Love Online Comments - September 26, 2016

CJR: Five takeaways from the ONA 2016 conference - September 19, 2016

PBS SPI Blog: KQED: Disrupting Public Media - September 8, 2016

IJNet: How audience inclusion in key journalistic decisions can increase engagement - September 7, 2016

Global Investigative Journalism Network (GINJ): Know Your Audience, Build A Clique - September 5, 2016

NPR Viz: Pym.js v1.0.0 release - what do you need to know - August 31, 2016

City Bureau: This is What You Get for Reporting in the Open - August 24, 2016

Salon: Finito, comments: Goodbye to the loudest drunk in NPR’s online bar - August 24, 2016

Moyers & Company: Goodbye to the Loudest Drunk in NPR’s Online Bar - August 23, 2016

Nieman Lab: NPR is retiring the comments section on its story pages - August 17, 2016

NPRNPR Website To Get Rid Of Comments - August 17, 2016

Rockman et. al's Disrupting Public Media: Building Community Through Innovation (Pt. 2): KQED and the power of public media as network - August 16, 2016

Idea Forge: Meet Hearken: The Chicago Startup Revolutionizing Editorial Decision Making -  August 4, 2016

El Observador (Uruguay): Why a project in social journalism about accessibility is being developed in Montevideo (in Spanish) - July 28, 2016

International Journalists Network: Five ways journalists can engage their audiences in storytelling - July 25, 2016

Current: Chicago’s Vocalo reins in eclectic approach but keeps focus on younger audience - July 21, 2016

Atlantic Media Strategies: Eight smart tactics to finish your year strong: For one, start treating Facebook like LinkedIn - July 21, 2016

The Coral Project: New Community Tools: Hearken - July 19, 2016

Matter VC: Listen up! Hearken’s got something to say: So much good stuff going on at our favorite audience-driven startup - July 19, 2016

Chicago Inno: Announcing The 2016 #CoolestCompanies Nominees! - July 19, 2016

CUNY: Seeking questions before answers - June 26, 2016

Chicago Inno: 4 Chicago Startups on Why They've Said No to VC - June 15, 2016

RJI Futures Lab update #154: Giving audiences access to the reporting process - June 15, 2016

Beacon Journal: Citizens panel advises Ohio media on election coverage - June 11, 2016 103 speakers you need at your next journalism event to avoid all-male panels - June 7, 2016

Media Briefing: Meet the start-up which argues better audience engagement can improve your bottom line, as well as your content - June 6, 2016

The University of Oregon: “Demystifying: Engagement — Building better relationships between journalists and audiences” - June 2, 2016

Sverige Radio: We need to start talking about stage presence and audience contempt - June 1, 2016

The Big Payoff: Why People Aren't Listening To You - June 1, 2016

Current: CUNY students brainstorm ways for public media to build membership - May 31, 2016

Joe Amditis (CUNY Social J Medium): Lessons in Community Engagement - May 23, 2016

Built in Chicago: 50 influential people in Chicago tech you should follow on Twitter - May 26, 2016

Metina Lista: Interview with Jennifer Brandel - May 21, 2016

API: The best ways to build audience and relevance by listening to and engaging your community - May 2, 2016

WUWM: What Have You Always Wondered About The Milwaukee Area? interview with Jenn Brandel - April 22, 2016

Knight Digital Media Center: Hearken Gives Community a Seat in the Editorial Process - April 11, 2016

DNAInfo: Hearken Takes Home "Best Bootstrap Award" at SXSW - March 18, 2016

Built in Chicago: Chicago media veteran wins bootstrap award at SXSW Interactive - March 14, 2016

ChicagoInno: 3 Chicago Startups Win Big at SXSW - March 9, 2016

Mediashift: One Year In, Hearken’s Audience Engagement Platform is Catching Fire - March 2, 2016

QuartzSilicon Valley needs a new kind of sex education - February 18, 2016

Built In Chicago: Top 50 Chicago startups to watch in 2016February 1, 2016

All Digitocracy: Hearken’s Jennifer Brandel Preaches the Gospel of Including Audiences in Storytelling - January 30, 2016

Poynter: Fresh from a $700,000 funding round, Hearken is scaling up to sell a new kind of journalism - January 20, 2016

Built in Chicago: How this Chicago startup is bringing in a new era of community-driven journalism - January 19, 2016

Current: Hearken Raises $700,000 in Seed Funding - December 14, 2015

Nieman Lab: How Participatory Journalism Turns News Consumers into Collaborators - November 17, 2015

Poynter: How 3 New Jersey newsrooms are turning to their readers for story ideas - October 8, 2015

Current: Three New Jersey newsrooms sign up with Hearken - October 8, 2015 Crowdsourced stories: Giving the audience what they want - August 31, 2015

PBS Media Shift: Why journalists should use transparency as a tool to deepen engagement - August 31, 2015

El Meme: Listen to the audience--8 leaders in media innovation talk with us about the future of journalism (in Spanish) - August 31, 2015

WGN Radio: Will Hearken revolutionize journalism? - August 14, 2015

DNSimple: Corey Haines on growing and harvesting an audience - August 12, 2015

Fast Company: Hearken aims to help media gain traction with readers by crowdsourcing story ideas - July 21, 2015

Current: How Hearken works with audiences to set the news agenda - June 23, 2015

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