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[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]Social-issue documentary storytelling in the networked digital age serves meaningful functions as a form of civic storytelling in the context of social justice. From changing laws and policies to raising awareness of social problems to re-intepreting social issues through an artistic, creative lens, social-issue documentaries also serve as centerpieces of social change initiatives through a rise in civic engagement organizations and practices. Professor Caty Borum Chattoo's talk will introduce the intersection of documentary

Center for Media at Risk Postdoctoral Fellow Daniel Grinberg spoke with award winning documentary filmmaker and journalist Carrie Lozano about some of the risks and challenges affecting documentarians today. Carrie currently serves as the Director of the Enterprise Documentary Fund at the International Documentary Association, which provides access to networks, information and educational enrichment for filmmakers. What aspects of risk does the IDA address? The IDA is a membership organization that supports filmmakers in a variety of ways, whether that's educational enrichment,

Video and transcript from the Center for Media at Risk Launch symposium: Documentary at Risk. Moderated by John Jackson, panelists include John Caldwell, Sam Gregory, Simon Kilmurry and Bryce Renninger.

We sit down with down with Dr. Paul Farber and Dr. Bethany Wiggin of the Penn Program of Environmental Humanities to explore a unique project at Data Refuge that consider the ways in which climate media is at risk in the 21st century.