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

 
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Water

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
 
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Philanthropy

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
 
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Environment

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
 
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Nonprofits

“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
 
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Microfinance

The Legacy of Muhammad Yunus

A new documentary film provides a tributary but simplistic portrait of the father of microfinance.

By Laura Starita | 2 | Mar. 15, 2012
 

Nonprofit Management

Leveraging Online Collaboration

Featuring Dean Jansen | Mar. 14, 2012
 
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Nonprofits

Sharing Nonprofit Collaboration Knowledge and Experience

A new resource helps nonprofits share collaboration knowledge.

By Jean Butzen | Feb. 23, 2012
 

Social Entrepreneurship

Journalism is Becoming a Form of Social Entrepreneurship

By Jeremy Adam Smith | Feb. 15, 2012
 

Technology & Design

Open Source for Humanitarian Action

By Brandon Keim | Nov. 16, 2011
 

Education

Sesame Workshop: Empowering Children Through Media

What benefits children today may not affect the children of tomorrow.

By H. Melvin Ming | Nov. 16, 2011