Earlier this month, the Lenfest Institute for Journalism published our latest report Learning to Listen: Building a culture of engagement in newsrooms, which examined the first year’s outcomes of the Community Listening and Engagement Fund. This fund was collaboratively supported by Lenfest, the News Integrity Initiative (NII), the Democracy Fund, and the Knight Foundation. Thanks to Lenfest’s Cheryl Thompson-Morton, who manages the fund, for commissioning our team to evaluate this initiative. CLEF will continue through mid-2020—We look forward to seeing what happens with these newsrooms next.

The field of engaged journalism continues to grow. In response, we will be releasing a new Engaged Journalism edition of the Impact Pack at Hearken’s Engagement Innovation Summit. We’re pleased to see the report generating discussion and making its way around the globe! Read the full report here