Stanford Social Innovation Review : Informing and inspiring leaders of social change


Tag: Media


Innovations in print, online, and other forms of journalism that benefit civil society


Nonprofit Management

The Most Adaptive Survive

Success stories of nonprofit media organizations that overhauled their business models during a period of chaotic change.

By Paul Connolly | Sep. 26, 2012

Human Rights

If Stoves Could Kill

Political advocacy, humanitarian intervention, and the “manageable problem.”

By Samer Abdelnour | 8 | Sep. 17, 2012

Economic Development

Trust and Technology

Together, the public and private sector can develop affordable and truly accessible banking solutions that benefit the world’s poor.

By William Brindley | Sep. 5, 2012

Nonprofit Management

Becoming a Networked Nonprofit

Redesigning your nonprofit organization to become more participatory, open, authentic, decentralized, collective, and effective—via social media, networks, and beyond.

By Beth Kanter | 18 | Aug. 30, 2012

Technology & Design

New App for Conscious Consumers

By Suzie Boss | Aug. 15, 2012

Technology & Design

I, You, We

Reviewed By Lucy Bernholz | Aug. 15, 2012


Raising the Profile of a Prime Water Resource

A new Robert Redford-produced film, “Watershed,” highlights water conservation—but does it go far enough?

By Laura Starita | Jun. 29, 2012


Philanthropy and the Digital Public Dialogue

Unlike in past eras, social sector organizations are now in direct control of a mass communication medium, presenting challenges and new opportunities.

By Jeff Stanger | 4 | Apr. 23, 2012


A Global, Crowd-sourced Film for Earth Day

An intrepid filmmaker has collected footage from every country in the world, filmed on the same day, to underscore our commonalities.

By Laura Starita | 2 | Apr. 20, 2012


“Kony 2012” and Our Capacity to Evaluate Public Charities

The general public and even the media, by and large, simply don’t have the experience, training, or tools to fully evaluate charities’ activities.

By John Cary | 4 | Mar. 16, 2012