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September 15th, 2014 - 7:00 pm § in Good Practice, Reflection & Rumination

11 useless approaches to communicating about global development

New publication suggests a new way forward for international aid organizations’ communications strategies with the general public.[...]

September 12th, 2014 - 7:15 am § in Reflection & Rumination

Demonstrated: The demand for new narratives in international development communications

"The Development Element: Guidelines for the future of communicating about the end of global poverty" resonates with those in the #globaldev sector.[...]

September 11th, 2014 - 7:00 am § in Good Practice, Reflection & Rumination

Wanted: New narratives in international development communications

A new publication explores how international organizations can get beyond polarizing portrayals of global development and aid.[...]

May 19th, 2014 - 3:00 pm § in Guest Bloggers, Reflection & Rumination, Uncategorized

The double-edge sword of mass communications: Is stereotyping inevitable?

What level of nuance do we need to cover to accurately represent a unique individual when reaching large audiences?[...]

February 21st, 2014 - 11:03 am § in Good Practice, Guest Bloggers, Uncategorized

Using storytelling to discover why aid projects so often fail

"Maybe the aid world’s obsession with 'happy stories' is precisely what drives us away from learning what we must before we can succeed." A guest post by Marc Maxson on the GlobalGiving's Storytelling Project's new online tools.[...]