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.

Celebrating World Radio Day

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Happy World Radio Day! At Internews, we love radio, so we’re celebrating with three videos – from New Orleans, Somalia, and the Philippines – that showcase the powerful role that quality radio can play in connecting communities.

Listening to the Citizens of New Orleans

Listening Post in New Orleans Encourages Citizen Participation

Monday, February 10, 2014

Since August 2013, the citizens of New Orleans have had a new way to get their voices heard about important issues in their neighborhoods through a project called the Listening Post.

The project facilitates a two-way conversation with residents – people can both contribute thoughts and commentary about issues in their neighborhoods, and also receive news and information in convenient and accessible ways.

Watch a video to see how it works.

Listening Post Party

Listening Post logoSince July 2013, Internews has been collaborating with New Orleans radio station WWNO on the Listening Post, a project aimed at engaging the citizens of New Orleans, LA to share their views on issues important in their community.

Help us celebrate this project with a party:

Listening to the Citizens of New Orleans

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

The citizens of New Orleans have a new way to get their voices heard about important issues in their neighborhoods through a project called the Listening Post.

The project, which is a collaboration between New Orleans radio station WWNO and Internews, 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.

Voices from the WWNO Listening Post: Back to School

Voices from the WWNO Listening Post: Back to School
Thursday, September 5, 2013

(This post on the WWNO - University of New Orleans radio station - is about the Listening Post project, which was developed in collaboration with Internews.)

WWNO's new community media project, the Listening Post, has spent the last few weeks collecting commentaries from around the city on the subject of education.

Mobile recording effort aims to engage residents

Mobile recording effort aims to engage residents
Monday, August 26, 2013

(A collaborative project between Internews and WWNO is covered in this article in the New Orleans Advocate.)

The city’s local public radio station is trying a new approach to get New Orleanians talking: It’s placing microphones in different parts of the city so residents can sound off on the news of the day — unfiltered and reporter-free.

Listening Post: Voices From A Central City Porch

Listening Post: Voices From A Central City Porch
Friday, August 16, 2013

(This post on the WWNO - University of New Orleans radio station - includes an audio interview with Jesse Hardman, who developed the Listening Post project in collaboration with Internews.)

This month WWNO launches a new project called The Listening Post. With the help of local artist Jacques Duffourc, we’ve made three portable recording stations that can move around the city. We’ll host occasional events where anyone can sit down to talk.

And we’ll… well… listen.

The New Orleans Listening Post Project

Thursday, July 18, 2013

(This post on the WWNO - University of New Orleans radio station - introduces listeners to a new project in collaboration with Internews.)

The Listening Post project seeks to establish a two-way conversation with the citizens of New Orleans through which people can both contribute thoughts and commentary about important issues in their neighborhoods, and also receive news and information important to local communities.