The Center for Media & Social Impact, based at American University's School of Communication in Washington, D.C., is an innovation lab and research center that creates, studies, and showcases media for social impact.
Story Movements: March 1 & 2, 2019
The State of The Documentary Field: 2018 Study of Documentary Professionals
Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Software Preservation
Cities Remix a Playful Platform: Experiments to Embed Pokémon GO
Policy Briefing Note: An International Approach to Data Privacy
When Movies Go to Washington: Documentary Films & Public Policy in the United States (Vol 1)
Movies & Grassroots Community Engagement: Documentary Films & State and Local Public Policy in the United States. Volume 2, Films & Public Policy Series
Journey to the Academy Awards: 2018 Documentary Film Diversity Report
Guides to help you make media.
What's on the horizon.
Measuring media that matters.
You use fair use every day! Read some achievements of this hero of copyright policy as used by academics, filmmakers, librarians and more.
At IDFA 2018, Patricia Aufderheide spoke to Alex Winter, the director of "The Panama Papers" about his journey, the film and the future.
Patricia Aufderheide shares her impressions from the recently concluded IDFA 2018. Read about the films and trends to watch out for!
RT @aram: Super-duper excited about my brand new article in IJoC (part of the #SonicPublics section I co-edited with @Elinor_Carmi).It pi
RT @CatyBC: CMSI is a proud member of the list of leading documentary organizations that endorsed this important new crediting effort for d
Have you registered yet for Story Movements, our catalytic convening focused on media, storytelling and social just https://t.co/q2Qq2TEYVc
We at @CMSImpact are excited to endorse the #DPACreditingGuide. Read more @DocProducers https://t.co/IQrip6Lgih
RT @LauraDeNardis: Great opportunity in DC with Facebook #netgov #cybersecurity https://t.co/17FSpHlaJM
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