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Media Impact Announces Launch of Entertainment-Education Fellows Program

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New York-based NGO, Media Impact is pleased to announce the launch of its Entertainment-Education Fellows program.  This program, established in association with the Social Justice Initiative (SJI), Department of Communication, University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP), is designed to provide communications students in the United States hands on experience while assisting in the development and implementation of Entertainment-Education programs in communities around the world.  Entertainment-Education (E-E) is the incorporation of critical social messaging into entertaining media formats that s

Colombian Youth to Use Media for Social Change

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) May 4, 2011 - PCI-Media Impact (Media Impact) and Fundación Social have partnered to launch four new Entertainment-Education (E-E) initiatives to promote youth participation in the design of community development plans throughout Colombia.  Entertainment-Education is the purposeful incorporation of educational content into entertaining media to simultaneously inform and amuse audiences. 

Putting Heart into Women's Issues in Mexico

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The week of March 14th, Media Impact staff led a five-day workshop for a new telenovela in Chiapas, Mexico.  Media Impact Programs Director, Brenda Campos, tells us about her experience.

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The week of March 14th, Media Impact staff led a five-day workshop for a new telenovela in Chiapas, Mexico.  Media Impact Programs Director, Brenda Campos, tells us about her experience.

The Heart of a Woman: Photos from the Field

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Corazon de Mujer/The Heart of a Woman narrates the story of three generations of women as they seek to change the reality of their circumstances.  The storyline touches on the fibers of the audiences’ daily life and brings listeners close to the daily struggles of Chiapas women. 

Drama Empowers Women in Chiapas, Mexico

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) March 8, 2011 - “When my mother was engaged in the 1970s more or less, women couldn’t get ahead even if they wanted to – they couldn’t study and forget about them understanding their rights. Imagine how much heart these women must have had to handle so much oppression,” said Luz Angelica to her curious assistant Namir.

CSR Leaders and Laggards in the Media Industry

Research Study on the Sustainability of Movie Producers, Publishers, Broadcasters & Advertisers
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Rolling out the Green Carpet: Sustainability in the Media Industry
Media firms are split on climate change and slow to adopt critical guidelines. 
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Rolling out the Green Carpet: Sustainability in the Media Industry
Media firms are split on climate change and slow to adopt critical guidelines. 

Soap Opera to Tackle Climate Change

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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) February 25, 2011 - PCI-Media Impact's My Island - My Community program is featured in an article by Andrea Downer, Panos London, on the organization's website.  Launched in January 2010, the 12 country My Island – My Community program is using communications, networking and campaigns to encourage communities to confront the emerging consequences of climate change in the Caribbean.

How It Is: High School Girls Use Drama to Address Gossip

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Twenty New York City public school students at the Urban Assembly School of Business for Young Women (SBYW) are working with Media Impact in an effort to improve their school community.  The young woemn are part of Media Impact’s My School – My Community program to engage students in creating critical conservations about issues in their schools -- in this case gossip and school spirit.
 

When We Decided to Take Charge: A Student Perspective of Media Impact's My School - My Community

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Seventy New York City public school students came together on February 4th at a workshop hosted by Media Impact in an effort to improve their school communities.  The youth, students at the Urban Assembly Academy of Civic Engagement (CIVIC) and the Urban Assembly School of Business for Young Women (SBYW), are part of Media Impact’s My School – My Community program to engage students in creating critical conservations about issues in their schools.
 

PCI-Media Impact Featured in IUCN February Newsletter

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PCI-Media Impact (Media Impact) was featured in the February 2011 IUCN Newsletter for a series of environmental programs it is rolling out across the Caribbean, Africa and Asia this year.  The communications programs -- serial drama, talk shows and community campaigns -- focus on biodiversity conservation.

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PCI-Media Impact (Media Impact) was featured in the February 2011 IUCN Newsletter for a series of environmental programs it is rolling out across the Caribbean, Africa and Asia this year.  The communications programs -- serial drama, talk shows and community campaigns -- focus on biodiversity conservation.

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