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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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Dot Connector at ONA Conference

Dot Connector at ONA Conference

Dot Connector Studio heads to LA today for this year’s Online News Association conference with several of our clients who have exciting news, below. We’re proud to announce the relaunch of iSeeChange with executive producer Julia Kumari Drapkin — now, with NASA data! Try out the…

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Upcoming Events for Media Funders: Comm Impact, Local & Ethnic News, Doc Impact and More

Upcoming Events for Media Funders: Comm Impact, Local & Ethnic News, Doc Impact and More

Mark your calendars! Join Dot Connector Studio for fall events we’re helping  Media Impact Funders to organize in New York, LA, and points beyond: Hands-on Workshop: Communications Evaluation for Foundations and Nonprofits September 24 | Philanthropy New York offices Emerging Strategies for Supporting Local and Ethnic…

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What we learned at #dareconf USA

What we learned at #dareconf USA

Last week, Dot Connector Studio had the honor of sponsoring #dareconf USA at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. This conference, which was already had a success in London (and there’s more to come) focuses on the human side of design. Speakers from the worlds of facilitation, coaching, conflict resolution,…

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iSeeChange National Picks Up Steam

iSeeChange National Picks Up Steam

Ever wondered why the weather’s gotten so volatile? That’s the guiding question for iSeeChange. At Dot Connector Studio, we’re psyched to help Executive Producer Julia Kumari Drapkin expand this crowdsourced climate reporting project across the country. Incubated at Colorado public station KVNF via AIR’s Localore…

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Join Us at #dareconf USA in Philadelphia Next Month

Join Us at #dareconf USA in Philadelphia Next Month

We’re excited to be sponsoring the 2015 #dareconf USA May 19 and 20 at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. This event focuses on the human side of design, with speakers addressing the facilitation, coaching, listening and collaboration techniques that are essential for creating compelling experiences…

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Today at Tribeca Film Institute Interactive 2015

Today at Tribeca Film Institute Interactive 2015

On Saturday, April 18, our director Jessica is at Tribeca Film Institute (TFI)’s Interactive 2015 speaking about “The Right Tools” for strategizing around media impact. Find the schedule here. In the leadup to this conference, we have put together a new tool: “Are We There…

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Spring tidings from the Dot Connector Studio team

Spring tidings from the Dot Connector Studio team

Here’s what’s sprouting at Dot Connector Studio — discover our latest strategy tool, hot spots we’ll be hitting in the next few months, and media picks. We’re collaborating with the Tribeca Film Institute, MIT’s Open Documentary Lab and The Fledgling Fund to develop visual models…

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On the Road Again! Media That Matters, TFI Interactive, MIForum and More

On the Road Again! Media That Matters, TFI Interactive, MIForum and More

Today at Dot Connector Studio HQ, I am saddling up for a snowy trip to DC, to join doc makers, researchers and funders for the 11th Annual Media That Matters conference. The focus is on media and impact, and I will be showcasing strategy tools we have helped to develop and…

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Storytelling and Its Discontents

Storytelling and Its Discontents

Perhaps you have seen Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s TED Talk about the dangers of a single story. If not, we recommend checking it out. Here, in a new piece for Huffington Post, our director Jessica Clark elaborates on Adichie’s observations. “Stories,” Jessica writes,” are necessary but…

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