Media

This Wednesday, storytelling coach and guru Andy Goodman will be live on Twitter to answer questions for the frank community. We talked with Andy about his career journey, the craft of storytelling and how organizations can use stories to communicate who they are better. We hope you enjoy this conversation as…

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Posted: September 26, 2016

Climate disaster films are an emerging genre that reflect people's desire to cope with a changing planet through art. How will they affect public attitudes on climate change?

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Posted: August 1, 2016

An inspiring video can enliven a campaign in progress or spark a new one. Alina Evans, account coordinator at Spitfire Strategies, shares five points to think about if your organization is considering getting behind the camera.

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Posted: May 25, 2016

By Ashley Lombardo As a society we often call out media as the culprit behind seemingly growing political polarization. Researchers are now looking at the effect of polarizing media on our activism, particularly around climate change. Hostile media coverage – coverage of an issue or event that people feel is biased…

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Posted: May 3, 2016

AndACTION worked with Color of Change to participate in the official “Underground” live-tweet with cast members, creators and an enthusiastic audience for the the “Firefly” episode. Color of Change is a trusted and proven leader in racial justice, and AndAction were interested in seeing how they could connect the “Underground” audience to their work. Check out what happened.

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Posted: April 13, 2016

In honor of International Women’s Day, I talked with Sara Landas and Holli Rae, the filmmakers behind the new grassroots documentary, The Goddess Project, about their film, the role of media in driving change and why it is important to tell stories about women’s lives.

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Posted: March 8, 2016

Media has the power to shape our beliefs and influence our support for different policies. Stereotypical media depictions of Muslims as terrorists increase support for public policies that harm Muslim Americans and Muslims abroad, according to new research. The results come from a series of experiments were published in the…

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Posted: February 3, 2016