Hearken’s interactive reporter’s notebook 6/21/16

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute

A startup called Hearken is developing a tool called the interactive reporter's notebook, which would give audiences access to information that is often lost during the reporting process. Co-founder and CEO Jennifer Brandel says enabling reporters to share what they learn along the way might help foster better audience engagement.

Hearken grew out of a local engagement experiment called Curious City at radio station WBEZ in Chicago. Its mission is to help newsrooms get the public involved in determining which stories to cover.

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Audience-driven journalism via Grasswire and Hearken 8/25/15

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute

This week we look at two startups that make the audience a central part of the journalistic process.

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