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Telling the Story to Further the Cause – CSM welcomes Visiting Filmmaker Liz Miller

You’ve just seen a documentary film that told a powerful story, represented an important cause, raised awareness of an issue critical to people’s lives, or offered solutions to make the world better. Read more...

New Media after the Storm - Katrina: An Unnatural Disaster

It’s been almost 3 years since Hurricane Katrina destroyed much of New Orleans and parts of the Gulf coast. How has the region recovered? The Open Society Institute's Katrina: An Unnatural Disaster uses new media tools to document life in post-Katrina New Orleans and the surrounding region. Read more...

The Alliance for Justice – Changing the Face of Social Justice Advocacy

For almost 15 years, the Alliance for Justice has been using cutting-edge new media strategies to engage the public to advance the cause of social justice, civil rights and public empowerment – long before these tools became a part of our daily lives. Read more...

Immigration Game Highlighted at Making Your Media Matter Launches!

Today international human rights organization Breakthrough launched ICED! I Can End Deportation - a 3D RPG designed to lead users through the complex process of becoming a U.S. citizen.

In the game, you can step inside the shoes of one out of five immigrant teens, each of a different ethnicity and immigration status. The game teaches how immigration laws deny due process and violate human rights to all immigrants. Read more...

Reliving Making Your Media Matter08: rapporteur's report, pics and more!

The rapporteur's report for this year's Making Your Media Matter conference is now online. Click here to read the report, written by Kate Schuler, a graduate student in AU's School of Communication.

If you haven't had a chance to visit the Center's Flickr site, go now! Read more...