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Medium: Everyone's stories and ideas
Thursday, November 20, 2014

(Internews' Listening Post project in New Orleans is cited in this article by Andrew Haeg from Medium about new forms of journalism.)

Unrevealed truths smolder. Inevitably, they force themselves to the surface. Consider Ferguson. A molten core of racial tension can't be suppressed forever.

Elizabeth Kountze Leads New Internews Office in San Francisco

Elizabeth Kountze
Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Elizabeth (“Lizzie”) Kountze is the new Director of Outreach and Partnerships for Internews, an international organization dedicated to helping communities in developing, post-conflict, and in-conflict countries realize the benefits of independent media, technology, and the free flow of information.

Elizabeth Kountze Leads New Internews Office in San Francisco

Elizabeth Kountze
Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Elizabeth (“Lizzie”) Kountze is the new Director of Outreach and Partnerships for Internews, an international organization dedicated to helping communities in developing, post-conflict, and in-conflict countries realize the benefits of independent media, technology, and the free flow of information.

Local voices. Global change.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

A cardboard totem pole appears in the corner of your local barbershop with a microphone, and a question. That’s exactly what New Orleans residents began seeing pop up in their neighborhoods when the Listening Post began placing microphones in their communities.

Dropping Microphones Into Neighborhoods

OZY - Smarter, Fresher, Different
Thursday, May 15, 2014

(Internews' Listening Post project in New Orleans is covered in the article from Ozy.)

If you came across a microphone just planted in the middle of your neighborhood, what would you say into it? What if the microphone was tucked into a hanging cardboard tree and had a series of questions taped next to it, begging to be answered?

Crosstown Conversations: The Listening Post in New Orleans

Thursday, March 13, 2014

The Listening Post is a collaboration between New Orleans radio station WWNO and Internews that seeks to establish a two-way conversation with residents through which people can both contribute thoughts and commentary about issues in their neighborhoods, and also receive news and information in convenient and accessible ways.