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The Impact Pack at PhillyCAM

The Impact Pack at PhillyCAM

In late February, Dot Connector Studio’s Jessica Clark led a workshop on social media using the Impact Pack at PhillyCAM‘s Digital Media Literacy Academy. Albert Hong of Generocity provides more details on the academy, which is a  five-month fellowship in the first half of 2018 designed to teach…

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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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DCS Director Jessica Clark Featured on MediaShift

DCS Director Jessica Clark Featured on MediaShift

Our director and founder here at Dot Connector Studio, Jessica Clark, was featured in two articles published earlier this month on MediaShift—an online publication that provides insight and analysis at the intersection of media and technology. Clark was listed as a leader in MetricShift20 “a…

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Introducing Impact Pack v. 2.5

Introducing Impact Pack v. 2.5

Over the summer, we issued an updated version of our Impact Pack, a media strategy deck designed to help funders, makers and researchers plan and evaluate their engagement strategies. The updated deck includes two new cards: “trust” and “collaboration.” The “trust” card is based on the…

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Updated: The Impact Pack Around the World

Updated: The Impact Pack Around the World

The Impact Pack continues to make its way around the globe. Check out the full list below to see where the decks have been. So far, in addition to ongoing one-on-one strategy demonstrations with funders, media producers and scholars, and informal presentations at conferences, the…

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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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The Impact Pack at the Double Exposure Investigative Film Festival

The Impact Pack at the Double Exposure Investigative Film Festival

Last weekend, Dot Connector Studio’s Jessica Clark and Angelica Das led a workshop called “Playing Your Way to Impact” using the Impact Pack at the 3rd annual Double Exposure Investigative Film Festival in Washington, DC. Double Exposure, a project of the investigative news organization 100Reporters,…

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The Impact Pack at AFI Docs Impact Lab and around the world

The Impact Pack at AFI Docs Impact Lab and around the world

Earlier this month, Jessica Clark worked with participants of the 2017 AFI Docs Impact Lab to use the Impact Pack to shape their strategies and goals. The Impact Pack has been featured in workshops and presentations around the world. So far, in addition to ongoing…

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New Book: Story Money Impact

New Book: Story Money Impact

Check out Tracey Friesen‘s new book, Story Money Impact, which provides a guide for funders, media producers, and activists looking to use media to achieve social impact. It offers case studies of successful social issue films—CITIZENFOUR, Virunga, The Corporation, and more—as well as a guiding framework for…

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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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