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We have 137 blogposts about media related communication and remarkable use of media by non-profit organisations.

  • The Celebrity “Talking Heads” Video Goes Meta

    By on 22 September 2016

    The Save The Day political action committee (PAC), a non-candidate-affiliated political group in the United States, has recruited director Joss Whedon and a “shit-ton of famous people” to encourage left-leaning Americans to register to vote to defeat Republican presidential nominee Donald...

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  • Richard Branson Vs. capital punishment: #DeathPenaltyFail

    By on 25 August 2016

    Baby-boomer’s-baby-boomer and entrepreneur Richard Branson has backed a global campaign against capital punishment: #DeathPenaltyFail. #DeathPenaltyFail https://t.co/RvDPkSYKHs pic.twitter.com/8VxVHgjADV — Richard Branson (@richardbranson) August 25, 2016 Using his massive media empire, Branson has focussed his sights especially on the United States as...

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  • Selling Brotherhood: The DNA Journey

    Selling Brotherhood: The DNA Journey

    By on 15 June 2016

    Muslim, Gay, Terrorist, Christian, Black, Brown, Refugee, Foreigner… the walls that divide us have many names. Each name comes with a perceived value and worth. After the recent tragedy #Orlandoshooting in Florida, I wonder if we have gotten closer to...

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  • Where are all the #LGBTSuperheroes?

    By on 1 June 2016

    The mainstreaming of LGBT people is becoming less and less controversial these days in western democracies. (Although we all have a whole lot more wok to do with the “T”) And as art imitates life, the entertainment industry is...

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  • Nightcrawlers of Phnom Penh

    The nights in Phnom Penh are full journalists and road fatalities

    By on 18 April 2016

    This is one of the most fascinating documentaries from this year. It’s is shot in Phnom Penh, Cambodia’s busy capital. Death and traffic is the central theme. The people of Hunger TV followed some freelance calamity journalists who mostly work at night to pick the...

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  • Furry celebrities promote shelter pets

    Furry celebrities promote shelter pets #StartAStoryAdopt

    By on 29 January 2016

    This is a cute campaign for Shelter Pet Project by the Ad Council and J. Walter Thompson Worldwide. In the PSA, animal “cewebrities” such as Keyboard Cat, HamiltonPug and ToastMeetsWorld out themselves as shelter pets saved from an uncertain future.  (Toast, for...

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  • #BellLetsTalk Day: Dialogue, Brands, and Microdonations

    By on 27 January 2016

    It’s Bell Let’s Talk Day in Canada, which means that telecommunications giat Bell Canada is promising a 5¢ donation for every text message or long-distance phone call sent on their network, or Tweet with the hashtag #BellLetsTalk, or share of...

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  • TrollAid - A way for trolls to directly raise money for refugees

    TrollAid – A way for trolls to directly raise money for refugees

    By on 26 January 2016

    This extremely funny idea comes from Calais Action, the grassroots giving movement supporting refugees in Calais and Europe. They have started with crowdfunding with the name TrollAid. A special action for xenophobic guys who work so hard giving comments like the one above...

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  • BBC reports on the Queens birthday as it was Kim Jong-un

    BBC report on Queen Elizabeth’s birthday as it was Kim Jong-un

    By on 7 November 2015

    Something strange is going on in this seemingly ordinary ceremony video footage from England. What you see is the military parade at Buckingham Palace that accompanies the queen’s birthday each year. But the audio is from a BBC radio report by...

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  • These revenge porn ads seem a little too sexy

    By on 14 August 2015

    I use my iPhone to text daily, but it took me a minute to figure out that these women were split up by the familiar “talk bubbles.” Then I had to admit to myself that I was instinctively distracted...

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