Rethinking the conversation

  • June 07, 2017 Time for some Pigeon Chess?

    *Talk's expanding feature set, more Ask users, new mailing lists, top tips for following up, and another fascinating reading list.* *Let's go.*

  • May 08, 2017 Our Talk platform is running on The Washington Post!

    We have so much news to share with you – on our software, on our future, on our work. Let’s get to it.

  • April 06, 2017 It's time for Talk

    *In this installment: it’s time to try Talk; more newsrooms using Ask; looking for a developer; improve our Guides; how to change your perspective* == What We’re Doing ==

  • March 13, 2017 Try this

    *Help with our latest study, read about asking questions before allowing people to comment, and learn some tricks to create an engagement mentality in your newsroom.*

  • February 07, 2017 This one's for you, WordPress users

    We now have a WordPress plugin for Ask! All the instructions you need to download and install are here . It allows you to run Ask inside WordPress, as th...

  • January 26, 2017 What 12,000 commenters want from you

    Commenters want journalists to bring facts and expert opinions to their sites' comment sections. That was one of many intriguing findings from a survey we’ve released

  • January 06, 2017 New year, renewed focus

    As this new year revs up to a gallop, we invite you to join us in a resolution to make 2017 *the year of the community.*

  • December 14, 2016 Start small, dream big

    Engagement doesn't have to be expensive. See below for a small way to start.

  • November 21, 2016 Time for change

    We hear this over and over: People want to trust and connect with journalism. But if journalists don’t listen to what people say, why should they listen to us?

  • November 03, 2016 Are you using Ask yet?

    This one's a big one. == What we've been doing ==