October 29, 2014 | Category: Blog | Author:

Weekly story round-up: TechSoup, pop culture and Indiegogo

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TECHSOUP ANNOUNCES “STORYMAKERS” CONTEST WINNERS: The San Francisco-based group TechSoup announced the five winners of its annual digital storytelling contest, watch their videos here.

OPPORTUNITY AGENDA’S NEW REPORT ON POP CULTURE FOR SOCIAL CHANGE: Our friends at the Opportunity Agenda have released an exciting (and fun) new report called “Spoiler Alert: How Progressives Will Break Through With Pop Culture.” They also ask readers to take part in a little “thought experiment,” answering questions about cultural moments that have shaped your politics, and imagining how things would change if in 10 years people of color were fully and richly represented in half of all major Hollywood movies and TV shows. Check it out!