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How CPI’s State Integrity Investigation Taps Data to Spur Reform

by Elizabeth Christopherson President and Chief Executive Officer, Rita Allen Foundation Can competition spur states to be more transparent, accountable, and beholden to the public trust? That’s one question the Center for Public Integrity set out to answer through its State Integrity Investigation, an ambitious effort to rank all fifty U.S. states in terms of […]

Media Impact Festival 2014 Celebrates Docs That Move the Bar

National Geographic President Gary Knell (above left) welcomed attendees to the June 3 celebration of the Media Impact Festival’s award winners at the National Geographic Museum in Washington, DC:

2014 Media Impact Festival Case Studies

  The 2014 Media Impact Festival celebrated the social impact of media, and its capacity to transform society. This yearlong showcase is the next evolution of the Film + Video Festival, which Media Impact Funders presented with the Council on Foundations for many years. To build upon notable work in the emerging field of documentary […]

The 2014 Media Impact Forum

Collaboration and invention were key concepts for the mid-afternoon sessions at the 2014 Media Impact Forum, which honed in on how cross-platform public media initiatives are filling holes in local news and healthcare coverage and influencing audiences and policymakers. View highlights from this discussion below, or go to our YouTube page for the full session. […]