In 2017, political narratives have taken hold that aren’t based in reality. Can great fiction like Wonder Woman, Star Trek and Harry Potter show us how to change them?
Traditional polling and analytics largely missed the mark in 2016. How can tactics evolve to more accurately gauge what people care about?
How can liberals create messages that don’t make people feel left out? It starts with a lot of listening—and a healthy dose of humility.
How can nonprofits access the communications expertise they need to advance their causes? Three social entrepreneurs created a new platform to help.
Viral comedy, unburdened by taking misinformation seriously, is a disruptive form that Democrats need to emulate if they’re going to turn grassroots energy into electoral wins.
An outdated focus on television hamstrings Democratic candidates. To reach crucial voters, strategists have to invest in the quality of digital content—not just where and how it appears.
To mobilize a national constituency, progressives have to focus on what affects people—not just what offends them.
Amid an unceasing flow of ideas and information, how can foundations and nonprofits find their way into people’s hearts and minds?
To get back on track, progressives must resist the urge to paint all Trump supporters with the same broad brush.
To craft compelling messages, Democrats have to first take a step back and listen.
Do progressives have to embrace fear as a political tactic? No, but they do have to acknowledge it.
In the new political landscape, communicators shouldn’t be afraid of showing their passion.
Communicators may find Donald Trump’s use of technology to connect directly with voters shallow—but they can’t afford to ignore his methods.
Why facts alone aren’t enough, and the importance of talking to people directly about the things that impact their lives.
How appealing to people’s aspirations can help change the narrative on controversial issues.