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Cover Story: Bat for Lashes

Cover Story: Bat for Lashes | Nonprofit Storytelling | Scoop.it
With The Haunted Man, Bat for Lashes' Natasha Khan transcends the cosmic fairy tales of her past to uncover an ecstatic peace within herself. It wasn't easy.
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USE OF PORTRAIT IMAGES TO TELL STORY!

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Lessons learned when stories are told

Lessons learned when stories are told | Nonprofit Storytelling | Scoop.it
Valuable business lessons can be learned if time is taken to create a story that can be retold and remembered. Here are a few examples.
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Yes, it’s time to talk about change

Yes, it’s time to talk about change | Nonprofit Storytelling | Scoop.it

A 300 year old institution, the Swedish Museum of Natural History has decided to champion change to find and engage new …


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Empowering Staff to be the Voice for your Nonprofit | Listly List

Here are a list of resources related to a training about empowering staff to be the voice of your nonprofit using social media. | Case Study: How Human Rights Watch Leverages Employee Personal Brands on Twitter, 5 Ways to Inspire Brand Evangelism from Employees, Social Media for Nonprofit CEOs-How one Executive Director manages it, Employment Branding: The NPR case, and TNT Social Media Guidelines
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How Social Innovation Labs Contribute to Transformative Change - The Rockefeller Foundation

How Social Innovation Labs Contribute to Transformative Change - The Rockefeller Foundation | Nonprofit Storytelling | Scoop.it
This post is part of a series that illustrates the value of innovation labs in accelerating solutions to complex social problems, sharing lessons from the
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Transmedia for Change

Transmedia for Change | Nonprofit Storytelling | Scoop.it
Transmedia for Change (T4C) is an umbrella term that encompasses transmedia activism (change in society or community) and personal growth (change in lifestyle, personal development). Underlying T4C is the belief that stories matter, that those stories need to be told to the right people at the right time and most importantly that projects should offer a pathway to success.As I stated in my early post, Where Next for Reality, nothing is real: the reality we experience is grounded in the stories w

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"We should use our stories to engage and our technology to empower."  Yes!

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16 Simple Tips For Flawless Travel Photography

16 Simple Tips For Flawless Travel Photography | Nonprofit Storytelling | Scoop.it
An Instagram-famous photographer reveals the secrets to taking extraordinary pictures on your phone.
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Great tips for nonprofits, too!

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Handling sensitive topics with teenagers raises issues | 2015-05-08 | AHC Media: Continuing Medical Education Publishing | Home Browser Title Tagline

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Digital Storytelling with vulnerable populations

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The Healing Power of Story | HMS

The Healing Power of Story | HMS | Nonprofit Storytelling | Scoop.it

When primary care physician Suzanne Koven sees a patient with a sore throat, she begins by saying, “So tell me the whole story.”

Her colleagues might wince when she brings this up, feeling the pressure of cramming more responsibilities into overstuffed 15-minute appointments. But Koven believes that it actually saves time when patients tell their own stories in their own way.

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Telling Stories Differently: Activism And Engagement In The Age Of New Media

Presented on April 22, 2015 at the ICP School, this panel explores how different visual, digital storytelling tools (e.g. Instagram, Medium, multimedia platf...

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Lance Weiler’s must-read story about the future of storytelling

Lance Weiler’s must-read story about the future of storytelling | Nonprofit Storytelling | Scoop.it
The founder of Columbia University's Digital Storytelling Lab gives us an inside look at his work at the University and how the Lab is designing stories for the 21st Century.

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Fantastic article!
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What matters is that the work is making an emotional connection in some way and that the story is leaving room for those experiencing it to be playful.

Read more: http://kidscreen.com/2015/05/13/lance-weilers-must-read-story-about-the-future-of-storytelling/#ixzz3aqSsLXpS

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Meaningful Stories: How Teens Connect with StoryCorps and Podcasts

Meaningful Stories: How Teens Connect with StoryCorps and Podcasts | Nonprofit Storytelling | Scoop.it
StoryCorps and podcast tools are helping students know others and themselves better through personal stories.
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Building a Better Fundraising Letter: 7 Practical Tips

Building a Better Fundraising Letter: 7 Practical Tips | Nonprofit Storytelling | Scoop.it
Open With a Short Story

Highlight a challenge and how your organization helped to overcome that challenge. Stories help elicit the empathy necessary to prime people to give. Keep the story short; focus on the drama as the characters struggle to meet the challenge.

Be creative with your storytellers by having the letter come from a donor, volunteer or program beneficiary. Research shows that donors are more likely to trust other donors or program beneficiaries because they are not seen as having a vested interest.

 
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Beautiful maps of what our cities actually smell like

Beautiful maps of what our cities actually smell like | Nonprofit Storytelling | Scoop.it
Gorgeous maps show what cities look like based on their smells -- from BBQ to skunks
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#punktfarsta: A hyperlocal storytelling project in Stockholm

#punktfarsta: A hyperlocal storytelling project in Stockholm | Nonprofit Storytelling | Scoop.it
The city of Stockholm has millions of stories that are waiting to be told by its citizens. Every place has a story: the …

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Objects, Meet World!

Objects, Meet World! | Nonprofit Storytelling | Scoop.it
Using Tumblr to Bring Collections to New Audiences In 1901, Victorian tea trader Frederick Horniman opened his museum (The Horniman Museum and Gardens, in London) with the ideal of bringing the wor...
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La Dream Teen

La Dream Teen | Nonprofit Storytelling | Scoop.it
La Dream Teen, le webdoc. Découvrez les rêves de 5 ados aux 4 coins de l’Europe. Un reportage multimédia d’Estelle Faure et Emma Roulin.

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#collage #scroll

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The Art, Ethics and Technology of Documentary Co-Creation (video)

The Art, Ethics and Technology of Documentary Co-Creation (video) | Nonprofit Storytelling | Scoop.it
“How can co-creators not only take part, but define the terms of a project?”
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Not just for film...

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How can one tree tell the story of climate change?

How can one tree tell the story of climate change? | Nonprofit Storytelling | Scoop.it
With help from a single red oak, five MIT Knight Science Journalism colleagues explore storytelling as a way to convey the impacts of a changing climate.
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Spoken From the Heart: An Interview with StoryCorps' Eve Claxton - The Rockefeller Foundation

Spoken From the Heart: An Interview with StoryCorps' Eve Claxton - The Rockefeller Foundation | Nonprofit Storytelling | Scoop.it
There is nothing more powerful than a story told by the people who lived it. And no one is better at capturing those stories than StoryCorps.
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Some great points for smaller orgs.

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Interactive Haiku – NFB and ARTE

Interactive Haiku – NFB and ARTE | Nonprofit Storytelling | Scoop.it
A collection of 12 very, very, very short interactive explorations. To discover hastily, without rushing.
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A Crash Course in Listening for Journalists — Medium

A Crash Course in Listening for Journalists — Medium | Nonprofit Storytelling | Scoop.it
9 Great Articles to Foster Deeper Listening and Community Engagement
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Outstanding reminder to LISTEN.

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The Generational Content Gap: How Different Generations Consume Content Online [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Generational Content Gap: How Different Generations Consume Content Online [INFOGRAPHIC] | Nonprofit Storytelling | Scoop.it
As online audiences continue to grow and diversify, it's essential for content marketers to understand what resonates with their customers. One of the most important factors is how different

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5 Methods And 15 Tools To Find Your Audience And Build a Community

5 Methods And 15 Tools To Find Your Audience And Build a Community | Nonprofit Storytelling | Scoop.it
When you build a community, you create supportive brand advocates. How do you find and nurture this group? Here are our favorite tools and strategies.
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‘Don’t be boring’ and 6 other interviewing tips from Jacqui Banaszynski | Poynter.

‘Don’t be boring’ and 6 other interviewing tips from Jacqui Banaszynski | Poynter. | Nonprofit Storytelling | Scoop.it
A Global Leader in Journalism | Journalism training, media news & how to's
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