News Outlets Use CityBase Technology to Source Community-Driven COVID Stories

As the COVID-19 pandemic impacts communities around the country, US news outlets are using CityBase technology to find sources and stories from the public. These and other publications are using CityBase Screendoor to publish online forms in a matter of hours, with the staff-facing tools to track and manage all inbound leads.   

 

ProPublica Sources Stories from People Living on the Front Lines of Coronavirus

Journalists at ProPublica are using the CityBase platform to collect information and sources from public health workers, medical providers, elected officials, patients, and other COVID-19 experts. Learn their best practices in “How They Did It: ProPublica’s Engagement Journalism.”

 


 

Resident Input and Community-Driven Reporting in Texas

The Texas Tribune is soliciting community input on COVID-19, gathering tips, and managing requests for reporting. The Tribune has leveraged the CityBase tool to manage more than 300,000 requests since the outbreak started.

 





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