Hearken partners

Hearken has enabled more than 150 newsrooms around the world, across 18 languages and every format adopt public-powered journalism. We partner with newsrooms as small as 3 people and as large as the BBC.

 
 
“I cannot be more precise than this: Hearken has been a goldmine for stories and proved what I suspected: that newsrooms may be numb in terms of ideas that match their reader’s needs and interests.
— Sebastian Ayunet
 
 

Partner Examples

 
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Your audience is wicked smart and will ask serious questions

A collection of hard-hitting public-powered reporting.

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How newsrooms across the U.S. public-powered their elections coverage

How to ensure an informed and engaged electorate? Participation in many forms.

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How one newsroom changed the dynamic with a long-time critic

The Democrat & Chronicle listened to one of its most vocal critics, leading to transformative change.

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How Panama City’s newspaper used Hearken to create a lifeline for readers during Hurricane Michael

Public-powered journalism in times of crisis.

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KQED Gathered 1,300+ Questions About Homelessness

When KQED asked for listeners’ questions about homelessness, the response was overwhelming. Here’s how they handled it.

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The winners of Hearken’s 2018 Champions of Curiosity Awards

A collection of the best public-powered journalism from 2018.