Archive for October, 2014

Festival Recap: News & Journalism for Social Change

October 16, 2014 by Mandar Apte

Written by Brittany Dawson. More than 75 people gathered at Impact Hub DC on Saturday for the Media Rise Forum, a daylong series of presentations and workshops focused on media as a tool for social change. Saturday’s penultimate session before the Keynote Address was the “News & Journalism” panel. The speakers included: Robert Samuels – Staff Writer, The


Festival Recap: Watch the Results of the 48-Hour Video Challenge

October 15, 2014 by Mandar Apte

WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 15, 2014) – Media Rise  released the final video submissions created for the 2014 Media Rise Festival’s 48-Hour Video Challenge, a weekend competition, inviting filmmakers to create high-impact, high-quality videos for local nonprofits in just two days. The challenge concluded with a film screening at the Thurgood Marshall Center to acknowledge the