The New Connectedness

Technology and the internet have given us greater control over our own media experience – what information we get and share, how we spend our time, and to whom we are connected.  We are more diverse as a society, more informed as individuals, and more involved as communities.  So what? This morning I read a […]

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The cigarette tax and human behavior

According to the CDC, roughly 20% of the American population, some 43 million people, smoke (and within that group 80% smoke every day).  That number is down significantly from just a few decades ago, but the rate of decline has leveled off in recent years.  Some attribute the slow-down to creative marketing tactics by the […]

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A Conversation with Krista Van Tassel of Net Impact

Another podcast! WeMedia is into its second month of producing a regular podcast that features in-depth interviews with prominent media, technology, and social change figures, as well as distinguished experts on current affairs and news. This is the sixth episode. Our goal is to help the WeMedia community understand the roots of the changes taking […]

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Podcast: A Conversation with Joe Marchese, SocialVibe

We’ve recorded another podcast! WeMedia is producing a regular podcast that features in-depth interviews with prominent media, technology, and social change figures, as well as distinguished experts on current affairs and news.  Today marks our third installment.  Our goal is to help the WeMedia community understand the roots of the changes taking place in our […]

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Game Changers Guest Post: Creative Visions Foundation

NOTE: We asked each of our 2009 Game Changers Awards finalists to write about their projects, what they’ve learned along the way and what’s next. This essay written by Joey Borgogna, Director of Special Projects and Production Associate of Creative Visions Foundation. Similar to Game Changers, Creative Visions Foundation (CVF) supports Creative Activists, individuals who […]

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Game Changers Guest Post: SocialVibe

NOTE:  We asked each of our 2009 Game Changers Awards Finalists to write about their projects, what they’ve learned along the way and what’s next.  This essay was written by Sara Bordo, Senior Vice President, Marketing of SocialVibe. SocialVibe believes that empowering people to leverage their influence online can create positive impact for themselves, their […]

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Game Changers Guest Post: The Beanstockd Project

NOTE: We asked each of our 2009 Game Changers Awards finalists to write about their projects, what they’ve learned along the way and what’s next. This essay is by Sandra Ekong, founder, COO & Creative Director of Beanstockd. Changing the Game for Online Games and Environmentalism Quick stats before we get started: Who we are. […]

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