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  1. 1. Impact Summit 2010 How do you know your media matters? Jessica Clark and Tracy Van Slyke Monday, February 22, 2010
  2. 2. The goal: Telling your impact story To make sure you’re serving your mission To gain support from funders To engage and motivate your users For iterative strategic planning Monday, February 22, 2010
  3. 3. Impact Summit: Network Layers Networked users Self-organized networks Institutional networks Networks of institutions Monday, February 22, 2010
  4. 4. Media makers must learn to work with users who are connected to multiple networks and can distribute, amplify, and serve as ambassadors for the media producer’s content. . some influential users can serve as . valuable connectors, amplifying . content, issues and campaigns . networked individuals use . participatory media to form and . strengthen connections based on: . - friends and family . - proximity . - work . - personal identity . - political affiliation . - and more... . how does your project attract and . interact with networked users? . what tools or strategies can you use . to make content spreadable and . participatory? . how networked are you and . your staff? CONTENT video gossip photos opinions blog posts information NETWORK CONNECTIONS donations debate referrals committees action interactions OUTLETS PLATFORMS Produced by Tracy Van Slyke and Jessica Clark .www.beyondtheecho.net. Illustrations by Lindsay Jane .www.lindsayjane.net. Monday, February 22, 2010
  5. 5. Users can work together to form ad hoc networks around unifying elements such as shared issues and/or breaking events. Media makers can tap into these networks to spread relevant content, follow breaking trends, and cover collective actions. . made up of networked users . can form for an hour, a day, months . or years . united by common interests, . concerns, issues, enemies, . desired outcomes . how can media producers . participate in self-organized . networks? . how can you offer tools, space, . actions, and content that help . networks to form? . how are networks using your . content, and how are you actively . engaging them? CONTENT NETWORK CONNECTIONS UNIFYING ELEMENT PRODUCERS PLATFORMS Produced by Tracy Van Slyke and Jessica Clark .www.beyondtheecho.net. Illustrations by Lindsay Jane .www.lindsayjane.net. Monday, February 22, 2010
  6. 6. Media makers can also harness more durable networks of users -- hosted or organized by institutions such as nonprofits or campaigns -- to share content, offer crowdsourcing opportunities, and develop fundraising relationships. . more formal than self-organized . networks . longer-lasting . hosted/supported by institutions . that provide: . - organizing tools—i.e. widgets, . - petitions, frames, backgrounders . - offline organizing opportunities . - action prompts . what institutional networks might . use or host your content? . what tools and strategies can . help you to assess how networks . use your work? . how can your outlet work entice . members of an institutional . network to also join your network? CONTENT NETWORK CONNECTIONS INSTITUTION nonprofits companies political parties advocacy groups PRODUCERS PLATFORMS Produced by Tracy Van Slyke and Jessica Clark .www.beyondtheecho.net. Illustrations by Lindsay Jane .www.lindsayjane.net. Monday, February 22, 2010
  7. 7. Media makers and outlets can form collaborative networks to jointly report on complex issues, and structure new models for innovation and revenue. . share tools and business strategies . work together to integrate/build . upon editorial strengths . collectively influence public . discourse . set /lead news agendas . build relationships and advocate . for sector . what kinds of media networks can . you join or create? . - journalism . - political . - geographical . - issue-based CONTENT NETWORK CONNECTIONS UNIFYING ELEMENT MEDIA OUTLETS PLATFORMS Produced by Tracy Van Slyke and Jessica Clark .www.beyondtheecho.net. Illustrations by Lindsay Jane .www.lindsayjane.net. Monday, February 22, 2010
  8. 8. Networks that combine media outlets, nonprofits, and grassroots organizations can work together to drive traffic, build buzz, and raise the stakes around particular issues or events. . combine media outlets, institutions, . and networks . short or long-lasting . formed around an ad hoc campaign . or a persistent issue . spread content and make connections . among multiple institutional networks . to drive and inform action and set . news agendas . can strengthen movements and overall . progressive movement . how can your outlet strategically build . and connect with hybrid networks? . how can you reach new users and . inform mobilization? CONTENT NETWORK CONNECTIONS UNIFYING ELEMENT INSTITUTIONS PRODUCERS Produced by Tracy Van Slyke and Jessica Clark .www.beyondtheecho.net. Illustrations by Lindsay Jane .www.lindsayjane.net. Monday, February 22, 2010
  9. 9. Conecting with your networks is now critical to developing high-impact journalism. Check the boxes to see how well you’re engaging networks of users at each phase of production: . cull tips and leads . solicit citizen reports . brainstorm story ideas . crowdsource data analysis . provide expertise . check facts . reveal pressing issues . conduct interviews . raise dollars for a story, . organize relevant . an outlet, a reporter, or an . source links . investigation . help build data sets, . share your story of impact . timelines and visualizations . to raise support and . assemble related stories . enthusiasm for new . projects . provide feedback on impact: . spread links and stories to . anecdotes, survey replies . personal and institutional . . organize online or . networks (NOTE: See Beyond the . offline action: petitions, . urge further coverage of . Echo Chamber for tips on . rallies, screenings, etc. . issues in related outlets . assessing impact) . pressure policymakers to . pass on stories to change- . take a stand . makers and policymakers Produced by Tracy Van Slyke and Jessica Clark .www.beyondtheecho.net. Illustrations by Lindsay Jane .www.lindsayjane.net. Monday, February 22, 2010
  10. 10. Question 1: How do you define impact? Brief de nitions Brief examples Monday, February 22, 2010
  11. 11. Question 2: How do you track: Monday, February 22, 2010
  12. 12. Question 3: What tools do you want? Quantitative tools Qualitative tools Comparative tools What else? Monday, February 22, 2010
  13. 13. Question 4: How can we work together? De ne and clarify elements Build new tools Cross silos of platform and practice What else? Monday, February 22, 2010
  14. 14. Learn more: beyondtheecho.net Monday, February 22, 2010

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