Issue: Crisis Response

  • All
  • Events
  • Impact
  • News
  • Media

Media interventions and the Syrian crisis: Can we do more?


Gun violence takes center stage at Sundance with premiere of “Newtown”

Gun violence was the focus of several documentaries at the Sundance Film Festival this year, most notably Newtown, which premiered at the festival on Jan. 24. The film, directed by Kim A. Snyder, revisits the residents of Newtown, Conn., in the wake of the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting massacre that left 20 children and six teachers dead. Newtown is a gripping exploration into a community’s profound grief and what happens after it becomes the center of a national debate around gun violence.

Read more


FilmAid – The Power of Film

In 1999, as the war in Kosovo was raging, independent producer Caroline Baron tuned into a radio story covering the crisis. Read more


How To Engage Readers: 3 Sites Doing It Right


The E-Team

This documentary follows the Emergencies Team — or E-Team — the boots on the ground division of a respected, international human rights group. Read more


Read our most recent newsletters:

MIF Monthly newsletter: September/October 2017

Assessing Impact of Media (AIM) monthly newsletter: November 2017

Read previous monthly newsletters here.

Read previous AIM newsletters here.

Sign Up