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First Look Media’s Topic.com is leaning on video and illustrations to tell stories (and break out of the news cycle) –via Nieman Lab

July 20, 2017 – 4:29 pm

“Holmes hopes that Topic.com, her new project at First Look Media, will help rekindle her love for the web. The consumer-facing publication, published monthly, is designed to be the antithesis of the kinds of publications …

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Diverse Perspectives (Nieman)

December 17, 2016 – 3:18 pm

"Diverse perspectives go far beyond race and ethnicity: It also means actively cultivating a newsroom whose journalists represent a broad cross section of America. We need more journalists who understand our military, more people who know about religions beyond Christianity, more people who know what it’s like to live in poverty. And we certainly need to continue to increase the number of journalists of color, particularly in top management."

Read more at Nieman here.

Synergos Senior Fellows: Increasing impact through collaboration

June 24, 2016 – 12:29 pm

The Synergos Senior Fellows are a network of more than 150 accomplished civil society leaders from 50 countries working to address complex problems of poverty. Synergos helps the Fellows multiply their impact through peer learning and training on the Synergos approach to collaboration.

Andela secures Series B from Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

June 20, 2016 – 11:50 am

“In the past two years, Andela has evolved from a crazy idea into an elite engineering organization of nearly 300 people spanning three continents. Today, Andela developers are building products for Google, Facebook and IBM, …

Kennedy Odede, co-founder of Shining Hope for Communities, on creating change

May 6, 2016 – 1:32 pm

“Finally, SHOFCO saved my life and helped me to remain positive even when the worst happened. It made me feel not like a passive victim, but like I had agency and power to change what was happening in my community.

“I think starting Shofco also gave me a sense of the power of ‘ubuntu,’ feeling connected to a universal humanity.”

Left on the dial: With young people trading AM/FM for streaming, will radio find a home in your next car?

April 18, 2016 – 2:35 pm

“The decline in commercial U.S. radio stocks appears to be “partially driven by a belief that things are changing rather faster than they actually are,”James Cridland, a radio analyst (and “radio futurologist”) based in Australia, …

UNICEF hails transformation through mobile

March 15, 2016 – 10:15 am
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Lake told Mobile World Live that “mobile technology is now helping us reach children in a way we never could have imagined”, with the industry proving very receptive to working with the charity.

see video interview:
http://www.mobileworldlive.com/mwc16-thursday/interview-unicef/

Muhammad Yunis on the Future and How to Change the World

February 26, 2016 – 4:29 pm
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“We’re in a moment of tremendous change – not linear but exponential – and we need to bring our society through a transition process to one of more evenly distributed wealth and power. This is …