"Informative and well-organized. I learned so much."2019 Media Impact Forum attendee
"It's so nice to have a diversity of perspectives and to watch brilliant people in conversation with one another."2018 Media Impact Forum attendee
"Excellent mix of sessions. The day was energetic and inspiring!"2018 Media Impact Forum attendee
The 2019 Media Impact Forum
The 2019 Media Impact Forum paid special attention to the role of radio and audio in creating and sustaining crucial connections with communities. Radio might be one of our oldest platforms, but in terms of reach and and impact, it is also one of the most innovative—and philanthropy is playing a vital role in its resurgence. Grantmakers and the cultural organizations they fund are investing in audio and media across traditional broadcasting, podcasting, and on-site properties in order to foster greater context, reach, and conversation with constituencies.
Learn more about our previous Media Impact Forums here.
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Saving the Vaquitas: Screening and discussion of National Geographic’s new film, Sea of Shadows
Media Impact Funders, Philanthropy New York and the Environmental Grantmakers Association invite you to a special screening and discussion of the award-winning film Sea of Shadows, that follows undercover investigators, environmentalists, journalists and the Mexican Navy on their last minute effort to rescue the Earth’s smallest Whale — the Vaquita– from extinction.
The need for environmental journalism: What are funders supporting?
Environmental journalism today is more important than ever before. With climate change, extreme weather, heat waves and melting glaciers causing seas to rise, the great pacific garbage patch weighing an estimated 80,000 tons and growing by the minute, threats to public health from lead poisoning and air pollution, and tragic trends in species extinction and biodiversity loss, we need journalists to investigate these increasingly […]