In the wake of CIR’s investigative series into the long wait times veterans faced when submitting disability claims to the VA, there was real, substantive change.
Measuring, analyzing and understanding the effects of media.
3 investigations, 3 new laws: See how CIR’s stories gain macro impact
California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed into law three bills that directly address problems revealed by CIR investigations.
The language of impact: Introducing a draft glossary
Individuals and organizations interested in defining and measuring media impact suffer from a lack of a shared language. We’re excited to share the first step in addressing this problem: the draft Offline Impact Indicators Glossary.
3 things CIR learned from analyzing the impact of Rape in the Fields
The wake of Rape in the Fields, a multiplatform collaborative project by The Center for Investigative Reporting, the Investigative Reporting Program at UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism, FRONTLINE and Univision, has had a far-reaching ripple effect – and in some cases built momentum into waves of change.
Impact update: What’s happened in Subsidized Squalor’s wake
The day after the first story about public housing in Richmond, Calif., ran, residents crowded into City Council meetings to tell their stories of humiliation and infestation, and they haven’t stopped since.
Creating an impact community
CIR’s recent Dissection events in New York City and Washington, D.C., focus on creating methods to define, track and measure the impact of media.
Follow live coverage of CIR’s Dissection event in Washington, D.C.
Welcome to our live blog of CIR’s Dissection D: Impact, which is focusing on the impact of public broadcast media. Join in the conversation in the comments and on Twitter.
Follow live coverage of CIR’s Dissection event in New York
We’re at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism in New York, where we’re devoting the day to deepening our sense of what media impact is, how to measure it and why it matters.
Impact: From gold standard to convertibility
To have impact is a key goal of nonprofit journalism. But the question remains: What is impact? While it is difficult to measure, we think that, ultimately, it will be worth the effort.
Defining media impact at Dissection: B
Journalists, researchers, academics and community members gathered at our two-day event to talk about how we define, track and articulate the impact of our work.