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Center for Media & Social Impact’s New Report

Center for Media & Social Impact’s New Report

Jessica Clark was one of the 66 professionals who was interviewed for Center for Media & Social Impact released its new report “The State of Journalism on the Documentary Filmmaking Scene” by Patricia Aufderheide.

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Why have we pivoted to focus on futurism?

Why have we pivoted to focus on futurism?

In recent months, we’ve shifted our focus to working with clients and collaborators to explore the future of art, media, democracy, and inclusion. We’re finding that this approach opens up doors for creativity and optimism in difficult times.

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Want to learn more about the New/s initiative?

Want to learn more about the New/s initiative?

Drawing from years of both theory and practice, the New/s initiative is aimed to help journalists reimagine themselves as future architects. Dot Connector Studio’s Jessica Clark heads up the project, and has been writing a series of posts about how this Guild of Future Architects (GoFA) initiative is evolving and how journalists can plug in.

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How will the New/s initiative help journalists reimagine themselves as future architects?

How will the New/s initiative help journalists reimagine themselves as future architects?

We’re pleased to announce that, with funding from the Ford Foundation, Dot Connector Studio and the Guild of Future Architects (GoFA)are launching a three-year project to support diverse journalists in collaborating on projects designed to make news more representative and actionable. We’re calling it the New/s initiative:…

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Impact Pack for 2021

Impact Pack for 2021

Dot Connector Studio’s Impact Pack, our card deck for strategically planning media projects, is back in 2021 with a brand new suit. Given the more complex and nuanced understanding demanded of media projects in these times, we developed “Unintended Outcomes.” Despite the good intentions of…

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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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What were we thinking? So far at Dot Connector Studio…

What were we thinking? So far at Dot Connector Studio…

Every so often, it’s crucial to take a step back and look at the big picture. This year, we took a break from our usual spring newsletter to contemplate how we’ve spent the last five years, and what we hope to do next. Below, learn more…

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Off to ONA! Here’s Dot Connector’s latest

Off to ONA! Here’s Dot Connector’s latest

It’s that time again: Each fall, Dot Connector Studio heads to the Online News Association conference to meet up with friends and colleagues and discover the latest journalism innovations. I’ll be there, scouring the Midway, hearing the latest insights from Knight’s Commission on Trust, Media and Democracy and checking out…

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Summer updates from Dot Connector Studio

Summer updates from Dot Connector Studio

Summer is in full swing at DCS headquarters in Philadelphia—complete with heat waves, water main breaks, and lots of travel to less humid places. But this hasn’t stopped us from presenting at conferences and producing reports, articles, and more. Nancy Watzman, director of strategic initiatives,…

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Highlights from the Media Impact Forum

Highlights from the Media Impact Forum

Check out Director Jessica Clark’s insights from the Media Impact Forum, a two day symposium for media funders, hosted by Media Impact Funders at the American Philosophical Society in Philadelphia on May 9 and 10. This year’s event  focused on the intersection of science and journalism….

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