The Center for Media Justice has released a great report that combines case studies, a capacity survey of grassroots alliances and organizations, interviews with a focus group of philanthropists, and a review of existing research to provide the most comprehensive information on grassroots communications capacity and strategy to date. Great content in this report including: [Read More]
Where does the news come from in today’s changing media? Who really reports the news that most people get about their communities? What role do new media, blogs and specialty news sites now play? A new study by the Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism takes a close look at the news ecosystem [Read More]
Available in both English and Spanish, the manual is a resource for communities interested in organizing around media. It provides: A framework for understanding why media matters and how different aspects of media are related Useful facts and statistics Stories of successful grassroots campaigns A chapter of resources on different tactics and skills for organizing [Read More]
MobileActive is committed to expanding the knowledge and experiences about the use of mobile phones and to accelerating the use of effective strategies and tactics while reducing the learning costs for organizations. Their site has how-to’s, case studies, research and more. The MobileActive.org community includes grassroots activists, NGO staff, intermediary organizations, content and service providers, [Read More]
The Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan “fact tank” that provides information on the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world. It does so by conducting public opinion polling and social science research; by reporting news and analyzing news coverage; and by holding forums and briefings. It does not take positions on policy [Read More]
Not sure which mass email provider you should use? Can’t decide if you should use Drupal or WordPress for your new website? When you have a software question, always check with Idealware to see if they have a review or comparison of your software options. They have great software reports that they periodically update on: [Read More]
The Progressive Communicators Network’s report highlights communications success stories from across the country, including: PCN’s Criminal Justice Working group Youth Media Council Save Our Cumberland Mountains With case studies from across sectors and across geography, the report shows in lively detail how communicators are empowering new voices, shifting public consciousness, and supporting progressive policy change.