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
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 @BAVC: Calling all emerging documentary filmmakers. BAVC is now accepting applications for the 2019 MediaMaker Fellowship. The deadline
RT @PhiBetaKappa: What's #PBKmember @CatyBC 's advice for current liberal arts students? "Take classes about topics that supply the what y
RT @paufder: Creepy and unaccountable use of citizens' data for predictive purposes--what could possibly go wrong? We need this study done
@aram @paufder So are we!!!
RT @CatyBC: New journal article w/@lfeldman17 : "Comedy as a Route to Social Change: The Effects of Satire and News on Persuasion about Syr
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