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: Save The Date, 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
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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
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CMSI is thrilled to announce the dates for Story Movements, our convening focused on media, storytelling and social justice. March 1&2, 2019
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(From left: Dr. Andrew Rens, Prof. Rebecca Tushnet, Dr. Aram Sinnreich, Prof. Hillary Brill, Prof. Christine Farley, Prof. Kathy Kleiman, and Dr. Patricia Aufderheide, who moderated the...
RT @augamelab: Great evening talk in DC from @henryjenkins on "Popular Culture as Politics, Politics as Popular Culture" -- Nov. 19 @AU_SOC
RT @NthanzeK: Naila and the Uprising screening and panel. #FabFestDC #FilmsAcrossBorders https://t.co/eSNbBP5yEt
#FABfestDC screening TODAY 'Naila and the Uprising' @AU_SOC 7 pm followed by a discussion with @smbabaa https://t.co/hrmVvxSXyM
RT @LearCenter: We were privileged to work with Vargas and @DefineAmerican for our recent study "Immigration Nation." Download the study: h
RT @IDAorg: New grant for a #documentary filmmaker or video journalist, including a $5,000 towards the creation of a short, investigative f
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