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Knight launches series on advancing a new era in local news

Knight launches series on advancing a new era in local news

The Knight Foundation, working with Dot Connector Studio and Mark Glaser, recently launched a series of stories aimed at place-based foundations, high net-worth individuals and national foundations to bring more funding, attention and support to the local news ecosystem. Many stories in the series will…

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Fretting about information pollution? How Dot Connector is fighting back

Fretting about information pollution? How Dot Connector is fighting back

Let’s be honest; our media system is a mess. We’re overwhelmed with bad news and false info. Despite all of the platforms in the world, people still feel underrepresented, local outlets continue to struggle, and polarization is at an all-time high. But have no fear—with…

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Spring news: Play, listen, learn

Spring news: Play, listen, learn

This spring, we’re excited to officially release our Impact Pack, a deck of media strategy cards designed to help media makers and funders brainstorm, strategize, and assess impact. You can use this 108-card deck to: Prototype your media engagement strategy Tell or iterate your impact…

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New report: From Airwaves to Earbuds

New report: From Airwaves to Earbuds

Jessica and Angelica recently collaborated with Sarah Lutman of Lutman & Associates on a report for the Knight Foundation, From Airwaves to Earbuds: Lessons from Knight Investments in Digital Audio and Podcasting. The report explores how podcasting and other direct-to-listener audio formats are allowing media makers unprecedented…

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MediaShift reports on our Impact Pack

MediaShift reports on our Impact Pack

Curious to learn more about Dot Connector’s Impact Pack, how it came about, and how folks are using it? Check out “Dealing a Deck to Explore Media Impact and Engagement” by Jason Alcorn at MediaShift.

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Hone your engagement strategy with our updated Impact Pack

Hone your engagement strategy with our updated Impact Pack

We’re excited to announce that our media strategy deck is now available for producers, funders and creative types everywhere. Many thanks to those of you who helped us beta test our card deck. Your input was vital and we trust you’ll be happy with the…

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Introducing Immerse

Introducing Immerse

Have you seen our latest project? Immerse is an online journal for exploring emerging forms of nonfiction storytelling. In conjunction with the Tribeca Film Institute, MIT Open DocLab and The Fledgling Fund, Dot Connector Studio launched Immerse in September and has produced three thought-provoking issues…

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Introducing Impact Pack, Immerse, and our new associate

Introducing Impact Pack, Immerse, and our new associate

Coming Next: Immerse This fall, Jessica is working with the Tribeca Film Institute, MIT OpenDocs and the Fledgling Fund to launch a spanking new Medium publication designed to cultivate creative discussion of nonfiction storytelling. Check out the editorial statement here and read the first newsletter here….

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Rethinking news from the ground up

Rethinking news from the ground up

This spring, we’re contemplating a shift in perspective—to 50,000 feet. We’re proud to spread the word on a project we’ve been working on quietly over the last several months with the Democracy Fund: a systems map of the crisis in local news. This interactive map helps…

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International Impact + Tools for Makers & Mobilizers

International Impact + Tools for Makers & Mobilizers

Time flies — and so do we, apparently! Since our spring update, it’s been a whirlwind here at Dot Connector Studio, with new associates, clients, events and publications at the intersection of media and social change. We just returned from an amazing visit to Amsterdam, where…

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