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Spring at Dot Connector: New realities, open web futures, and our coming robot overlords

Spring at Dot Connector: New realities, open web futures, and our coming robot overlords

Each spring when the clocks change, we check in with our network to share what we’ve been up to, and to hear more about your latest projects. Drop us a line about how you have been weathering the long winter. As you’ll see, we’ve been busy forecasting global information…

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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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DCS welcomes new team members

DCS welcomes new team members

DCS is thrilled to be working with two new team members! Nancy Watzman is our new director of strategic initiatives. Nancy is an award-winning investigative journalist, researcher, and strategist with a focus on launching data-rich journalism projects on emerging platforms. We thoroughly enjoyed working 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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Happy New Year from Dot Connector Studio!

Happy New Year from Dot Connector Studio!

We’re grateful and proud to have spent 2016 working with some truly incredible clients and projects: The Internet Archive’s Political TV Ad Archive: We helped the Internet Archive launch and evaluate the Political TV Ad Archive, a repository of political ads aired during the 2016 election, paired with fact-checking…

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DCS is hiring a part time administrative assistant!

DCS is hiring a part time administrative assistant!

Dot Connector Studio is looking for a part-time administrative and financial assistant to join our growing team right away. Responsibilities include: Working with Executive Director to track and manage project priorities Monthly invoicing of clients and following up with clients on late invoices Monthly payment of…

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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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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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