With the guide “Clues for story telling with a gender perspective”, journalists will be able to have a pedagogical tool at hand, so that when they carry out research or build stories starring women, they are treated with respect, context and resilience.
It is a Practical guide to create and narrate radio stories. It is a publication that encourages searching for stories and the production of radio shows from the communities and through the narratives that come within the territories.
Tell a compelling story and engage people in meaningful ways. Check out these frameworks to guide and assess your work.
Comuna 13 in Medellin is surprising for its history of resilience and social transformation through art.
MAKAIA | 4 min read | Dec 1, 2022
Join us for a panel discussion about the current war-time disinformation landscape and learn about ways of mitigating its harmful effects.
Maja Durlik | 3 min read | Jun 15, 2022
In the international media market, the children's news programme is a television format with a decades-long history in many countries. This is a complex, mindset-shaping programme aimed at 8-12 year olds. In Europe, the British Broadcasting Corporation's (BBC) “Newsround” and the German Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (ZDF) “Logo!” are the leading examples.
NIOK | 4 min read | Jun 1, 2022
The war in Ukraine continues. We’ve been watching brave men and women fight for their country’s freedom and independence, while many others are organizing their lives after being forced to flee their country and settle abroad.
Maja Durlik | 14 min read | May 30, 2022
While the war in Ukraine progresses and we are forced to watch the brave men and women fight for their country’s freedom and independence, many others are organizing their lives after being forced to flee their country.
Hive Mind | 6 min read | May 6, 2022
NGOs and activist groups often wish to involve famous people, influencers to their communication to reach a wider audience with their help. However, perhaps even the most open-minded organisations in Hungary would not have thought to ask "Pumped Gabo", originally known for his muscles and senseless partying, to be an ambassador for their cause. A coming of age story or the true face of a previously misunderstood celebrity? We looked at why the bodybuilder-turned-activist’s story works.
Bécser Vera | 5 min read | Apr 7, 2022
Get to know an exciting joint European project that uses technology and research against online hate. From anti-vaxxers using Eriksen’s collapse at EURO 2020 to Russian propaganda on the war in Ukraine, their content is worth taking a look at.
Bécser Vera | 2 min read | Mar 28, 2022
What are the values that as organizations and communicators we are promoting to build trust with our beneficiaries and our stakeholders? Building relationships of trust requires a high dose of humility, of seeing people and not just what they represent. Trust is earned by hand, not only by sharing timely and truthful information, but also by establishing permanent communication channels beyond the day-to-day news.
Jackeline Pájaro López | 2 min read | Mar 18, 2022
This article is a production of Ciudadania Inteligente (Ciudadania AI), a Latin American, inclusive and feminist organization that fights for social justice and for the transformation of democracies.
MAKAIA | 6 min read | Jan 12, 2022
An engaging storytelling ability is crucial to catch the attention of an ever-distracted audience. The best stories share the same essential elements, arranged in a specific order to gradually build tension, that makes us want to find out what happens next. Let’s learn together how to build a powerful story that our audience won't be able to keep their eyes off!
Hive Mind | 4 min read | Dec 12, 2021
You’ve got a good reason to do what you do, but how can you present this reason in a compelling way to those who think differently? This is where the persuasion (learning with an emotional dimension) comes in.
Hive Mind | 4 min read | Dec 12, 2021
It’s only by learning what really counts for your audience and why it does, that you can really figure out what kind of communication will be in alignment with their needs and values.
In order to identify their behaviour, their beliefs behind it, or the emotional drivers, try out the Mapping Technique.
Hive Mind | 3 min read | Dec 12, 2021
Knowing your audience perfectly well is the cornerstone of every successful communication. So, there are three essential questions you need to get the answers to before you start crafting your campaign. The first one is about who you’re talking to, the second - about their behaviour related to your cause, and then the last one, to look for their motivation.
Hive Mind | 3 min read | Dec 12, 2021
Have you ever found yourself trying to shape your communication strategy when the cause you’re pleading is surrounded by strong narratives dominating the public sphere with stories full of disinformation, propaganda, or even hatred?
It’s like playing chess with a demanding opponent: you have to pick the right strategy in order to win.
Read on to find out which strategies prove the most effective...
Hive Mind | 2 min read | Dec 12, 2021
The second podcast of NIOK Foundation and Hive Mind focused on philanthropy as with Thanksgiving and Christmas approaching, another celebration has arrived: Giving Tuesday! Unfortunately the podcast itself is in Hungarian, but for those who are yet to learn this wonderful language, we have collected some tips and thoughts for NGOs from the conversation.
NIOK | 3 min read | Nov 16, 2021
We live in the Information Age. Our ability to synthesize and use information well is crucial to our fate and future well-being. Our Experts have been designing bespoke courses on topics that are relevant, set in a meaningful context and important. From making sense of the news online, to protecting your own or your organization’s digital safety and privacy.
Hive Mind | 3 min read | Nov 15, 2021
On September 28-30, TechSoup held a three-day campaign, focused on teaching Digital Storytelling to Nonprofits and NGOs entitled "Lights, Camera, Take Action!". Its aim was to help organizations learn the basics of effective, impact storytelling during three days filled with online workshops led by top experts in the sector. Hive Mind was present there, too, and we are especially proud of the webinar session that was run as part of the event by our Polish Master Trainer and Localisation Expert on Building Positive Narratives, Hubert Sobecki.
Dominika Uzar | 1 min read | Oct 8, 2021
On September 28-30, TechSoup will hold a three-day campaign, focused on teaching Digital Storytelling to Nonprofits and NGOs. Join free training today and make an impact with your story!
Dominika Uzar | 1 min read | Sep 15, 2021
Main goal of this Local Action aimed at development of parenting skills of fathers in the cities of Falesti, Calarasi and Orhei by encouraging active involvement in their education, and fostering positive narratives by building their online community, as well as offering dedicated courses and trainings.
Hive Mind | 1 min read | Aug 13, 2021
According to Peter Ditto from the University of California, one of the many reasons why people fall prey to the influence of misinformation lies in so-called motivated reasoning (MR).
Tomáš Kriššák | 12 min read | Aug 11, 2021
"Bro/ Sis, Just Be YOURSELF. I got your back!" - 1st Community Building Billboard Campaign Targeting Siblings of LGBTIQ+ Persons.
Hive Mind | 2 min read | May 28, 2021
Missed any of our events, feeling like watching it again diving straight into the extra resources and materials? We've got it covered.
Michal Prawdzik | 2 min read | Mar 9, 2021
PETA Research Shows Positive Outcomes
Mark Semoil | Jul 23, 2020