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Documentaries and Civic Engagement: Molly Murphy on Media That Matters

The 2015 Media That Matters conference is right around the corner, so we decided to let our #MTMDC panelists to introduce themselves and explain in their own words how they engage with media that...

Sundance 2015: The Question of Security

More than a few documentaries that played at this year's Sundance Film Festival were asking questions about security. How safe are black lives in America? What do you do when extremists make physical...

Field Report: LandofOpportunity Interactive Platform

LandofOpportunity the interactive web platform launched in 2014 after several years of development. CMSI has been tracking the evolution and outcomes of this multi-platform project for the duration...

Storytelling and Emotional Connection: Laura Lo Forti on Media That Matters

The 2015 Media That Matters conference is right around the corner, so we decided to let our #MTMDC panelists to introduce themselves and explain in their own words how they engage with media that...

Taking Action and Building Social Ties: Benjamin Stokes on Media That Matters

The 2015 Media That Matters conference is right around the corner, so we decided to let our #MTMDC panelists to introduce themselves and explain in their own words how they engage with media that...

Sundance 2015: Documentary or Journalism?

Scene from 3 1/2 Minutes The blurry lines between documentary filmmaking and journalism were a hot topic at this year's Sundance Film Festival. To find documentary films involving high stakes...

Breaking Down the Impact of “Blackfish”

In January 2013, the documentary "Blackfish" premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, telling the story “about Tilikum, a performing killer whale that killed several people while in captivity,”...

Interactive Comic Book Fights Violence Against Women in India

“Priya’s Shakti” (translated to “beloved’s power”) is a new augmented reality comic book and art exhibition, fighting abuse against women in India and around the world. The project, which...

Just Released: Best Practices in Fair Use of Orphan Works

At a live webinar on Thursday, Dec. 4, UC Berkeley and American University researchers released a new statement on best practices in the use of orphan works by libraries, archives and other...

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