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New DCS papers on engaged journalism and communities of practice

New DCS papers on engaged journalism and communities of practice

Dot Connector Studio’s Angelica Das and Jessica Clark recently wrote two papers for the Democracy Fund to help journalism funders and stakeholders better understand the current state of the field. Pathways to Engagement: Understanding How Newsrooms Are Working with Communities explores the world of Engaged Journalism by taking a closer…

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DCS on the road this spring

DCS on the road this spring

Recently, Jessica traveled up to Cambridge to speak at MIT’s Open Doc Lab (one of our partners on Immerse), where she hosted a demo of the Impact Pack. Orders for the deck are now flying out the door, with professors, journalists and producers all using…

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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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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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On the Trail of Emerging News Interfaces at ONA14

On the Trail of Emerging News Interfaces at ONA14

How can “cusp interfaces”—which bridge the membrane between physical and digital—be used to create new forms of journalism? Find out what I discovered at the Online News Association conference in Chicago, in this piece for PBS MediaShift. Plus, an extra bonus for those who make…

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Recent Reads from the Dot Connector Studio Team

Recent Reads from the Dot Connector Studio Team

A trio of recent publications from members of the Dot Connector Studio team reveal the potential of participatory media for social impact: In What’s Outside? Public Media 2014, Dot Connector Studio founder and director Jessica Clark collaborates with AIR Executive Editor Sue Schardt to lay out…

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