Active Voice Lab’s director Ellen Schneider moderated the panel Truth and Consequences: Media Artists Impacting Policy at the National Alliance for Media and Culture’s (NAMAC) Alliance 2016 conference. The discussion focused on the complexities and rigors of catalyzing significant policy change with advocacy media projects. See panel description, below:
In a digital culture where the lines between documentary, journalism and community media are blurring beyond recognition, what are the most compelling approaches that media makers are using to reframe political and social narratives? What are the recent projects that have become part of transformational policy shifts, and how did they generate impact?