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As lockdowns began in early 2020, Hearken saw an unprecedented level of submissions across all of our partner sites.

Engagement is highest in times of need

Bridget Thoreson
Jul 20, 2020 · 1 min read

The story of COVID-19 has been told through phases — of infection, of lockdowns, of reopening and then rolling back.

As we continue to enter new phases of the pandemic, new questions continually arise, and newsrooms need to be ready.

That’s why Hearken has teamed up with the Solutions Journalism Network to create an easy-to-use resource based on the best practices we’ve developed with our partner newsrooms who are owning the story, rather than feeling like it owns you.

Read our full post and find our 16-step checklist at Stop drowning alone, start sailing together.

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We Are Hearken

The Hearken team's thoughts on journalism, engagement, and…

Bridget Thoreson

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Storyteller and audience advocate. Engagement manager at Hearken, helping newsrooms pursue public-powered journalism.

We Are Hearken

The Hearken team's thoughts on journalism, engagement, and tech. Hearken means: to listen. We believe that listening to your audience first, not last, makes for better everything. We're here to help: http://www.wearehearken.com/

Bridget Thoreson

Written by

Storyteller and audience advocate. Engagement manager at Hearken, helping newsrooms pursue public-powered journalism.

We Are Hearken

The Hearken team's thoughts on journalism, engagement, and tech. Hearken means: to listen. We believe that listening to your audience first, not last, makes for better everything. We're here to help: http://www.wearehearken.com/

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