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Join the Hound online community of researchers, journalists, and enthusiasts from around the world to discuss your favorite region.

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Opportunities with the Hound community:

  • Talk to locals
  • Collaborate with a global community of local experts
  • Access curated news coverage on any device (the new pulses!)
  • Digest regular analysis of regional events
  • Converse with recognized experts

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Frequently Asked Questions


Q: What is Hound?

A: Hound is an online platform that facilitates a desktop conversation between observers of global events, and the individuals on the ground participating in them.


Q: How does it work?

A: Through theme- or country-based channels, users engage in conversations with individuals on the ground.


Q: What happens to the information on

A: This information will be filtered onto the Hound platform on an archived, searchable channel.

Current access is by invitation only and limited to visitors.


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