Pat Aufderheide, Co-Director, Center for Media & Social Impact, American University
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“What happens to social documentaries after a brief television airing?”
A discussion of how social issue films and videos are working across borders, platforms, and communities.
By Rick Prelinger
The wide availability of inexpensive and user-friendlier production tools has finally brought us closer to the long-deferred dream of mass moving image authorship. But while many...
By Paula Manley
This paper defines the field of socially engaged media in public access television and provides a framework for how social media is being used in public access TV. Socially...
John de Graaf and "Affluenza"
John de Graaf has been producing documentaries, primarily for public television, for 25 years. More than 15 of his programs have been broadcast nationally in primetime...
Melissa Young and 'Not For Sale'
Melissa Young and Mark Dworkin founded Moving Images Video Project in 1987 as a way to raise awareness of political and social issues in Central America. The...
By Pamela Calvert
This paper considers case studies of three documentaries in terms of what new insights a conversion perspective brings to an understanding of their immediate and long-term impact....
By Pat Aufderheide
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RT @workingfilms: Grateful for the opportunity to announce the upcoming StorySHIFT video series, lifting up practices of accountability in
RT @DrKWilkinson: Beware of the stories you read or tell; subtly, at night, beneath the waters of consciousness, they are altering your wo
RT @CatyBC: Our dear @CMSImpact friend and collaborator @CrystalEchoHawk and her @_IllumiNatives team have published this vital toolkit foc
Resource Alert! @_IllumiNatives highlights the vibrancy and importance of contemporary Native stories, voices, and https://t.co/606TrjFsYC
RT @contextmessage: I wrote about the importance of documentary and journalism being in dialogue with activism - especially if (when) it ca
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