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What is talker?

Our stories get people talking

talker is a curated source of news stories and data-driven content for publishers and broadcasters.

  •  Ready-to-use news copy
  •  Verified and fact checked
  •  OnePoll research data
  •  Royalty free graphics*  
  •  Easy download of story data, video and graphics

We have an editorial team producing newsworthy content and research that covers a broad range of topics. From the weird and wonderful to survey-led storytelling around travel, health, food, parenting, work, finance and more.

*This does not include usage or re-distribution of stock imagery as credited from shutterstock, pexels, stocksnap and other cited providers.

How does talker work?  

talker research stories and infographics are freely available for publishers and broadcasters to use. See a 'talker research' story you like? You can download the copy and its associated infographic directly from the page. It’s that simple.

Where research has been conducted, we ask that you credit the company that commissioned it in addition to OnePoll. No need to credit talker.

talker news stories and videos are managed by SWNS – to license videos and images for editorial or commercial use and to see the full scope of SWNS content, please email licensing@swns.com or submit an inquiry via our contact form.

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Who are we?

talker is part of SWNS Media Group. A US and UK-based news agency with a proud 40+ year history of providing international publishers and broadcasters with media content. The SWNS team includes news and picture editors, journalists, photographers, feature writers and videographers.

OnePoll is our in-house market research division driving our data-led storytelling. OnePoll conducts custom research with consumer and B2B panels across the U.S. and internationally. As members of AAPOR – the American Association for Public Opinion Research, OnePoll researchers adhere to the principles and actions set out in the AAPOR Code. Our research team are also members of ESOMAR and MRS.