Although social-issue documentaries are increasingly being shown on cable networks, this 2014 study finds that public television remains the leading source of programming that represents diverse creators and characters.
The Showcase highlights analysis of emerging public media projects, identifies technology and policy trends, and discusses standards to support publics with the content and contexts necessary to tackle issues central to our democracy.
Field reports profile innovative media for public knowledge and action. Published as part of the Center’s Ford Foundation-supported Future of Public Media project, these case studies explore how publics form around participatory and multiplatform media projects.
MTMDC 2014 | Digital Games: Persuasive Play for Social Impact
Lindsay Grace from American University, Kunal Gupta of Babycastles and the Silent Barn, Colleen Macklin from Parsons The New School for Design, and Meghan Ventura of Games For Change discuss the need for and benefits of diversity in gamemaking.
Watch more from Media That Matters 2014 at http://bit.ly/MTMDC14