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A Simple Practice to Shift from Scarcity to Abundance: One-Sentence Journal

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I want to keep a one-sentence journal, a technique developed by habit change guru Gretchen Rubin. The thought of writing a personal journal was daunting to me, so the idea of writing one sentence a day was very appealing.

Social Media, Journalism and “The News Will Find Me”

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just posted a great slide deck of a presentation she gave recently on the impact of social media on journalism to the New England Press and Newspaper Association ‘s Winter Conference. The awesome Debra Askanase of Community Organizer 2.0

Attention Data Nerds! NTEN Change Journal: It’s All About Data

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September Issue NTEN Journal. The new issue of the NTEN Change Journal is all about data! Or rather how we all should love data!

Attendees at Austin's SXSW Interactive give big - Austin Business Journal

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Attendees at Austin's SXSW Interactive give big - Austin Business Journal : Convio Inc. Nasdaq: CNVO), an Austin-based fundraising technology company, conducted a survey of SXSW Interactive participants and found more than 87 percent of attendees donate to charity. The top giving categories for the interactive crowd includes children, disaster relief, faith-based and human and social services

The Mobilisation Journal: A Way To Spread Learning About Social Change Movements Innovative Use of Technology

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The Greenpeace Mobilization Lab has a project proposal idea for a “ Mobilization Journal ” as part of the Knight News Challenge. The Mobilisation Journal project on the Knight News Challenge will use the existing journalism and storytelling work already piloted by the Mobilisation Lab at Greenpeace and scale it more generally for the social change sector. This journal provides a way to strengthen practitioners skills and adapt to rapid changes.

The 16th issue of NTEN: Change is here: Cultivating Leadership

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The 16th issue of the NTEN: Change journal is out, focusing on the Best of 2014: Cultivating Leadership. Get this journal for free every quarter in your inbox by subscribing today. change journal Change Management cultivating leadership journal Leadership nten change

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The 14th issue of NTEN: Change is Out - "Fundraising in the Digital Age"

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The 14th issue of the NTEN: Change journal is out, and this quarter is all about fundraising. Get this journal free every quarter in your inbox by subscribing today.

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American Journal of Public Health Shows How Mobile Health Campaigns Can Reach Underserved Populations

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An article in the American Journal of Public Health documents how mobile health campaigns can reach undeserved populations with vital healthcare information. Americans living in or near poverty are more likely to live in cell phone-only households (no fixed phone line), and those living in cell phone-only households are more likely to have experienced numerous barriers to health care,” the journal writes. According to the Journal.

The 15th issue of NTEN: Change is here: Advocacy and Visual Communications

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The 15th issue of the NTEN: Change journal is out, focusing on Advocacy and Visual Communications: How to Rise Above the Noise. Get this journal for free every quarter in your inbox by subscribing today. change journal Leadership Leadership nten change publications Strategy

The 17th Issue of NTEN: Change is out - "Digital Inclusion and Technical Divides"

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Google Fiber - San Antonio Business Journal

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Google Fiber - San Antonio Business Journal : "As Google Fiber Inc., a subsidiary of Alphabet Inc. NASDAQ: GOOG), has contractors building new internet networks in several cities across the U.S., the tech company is seeking local nonprofits for a new partnership program in nearly all those metro areas." 'via via Blog this

The 13th Issue of NTEN: Change is Out - "Competitive & Innovative Nonprofits"

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The articles in the March issue of the NTEN: Change journal capture stories of nonprofits in transition; they’re transforming from one stage to another, using technology to fuel their campaigns, initiatives, and to optimize their day-to-day work. >>Read

Mapping Your Mix: Are Your Providing the Right Mix of Content?

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Read the complete article when you subscribe to the journal for free! ] In a recent survey of NTEN:Change Journal readers, we learned that organizations are using an average of almost four different channels as part of their communications mix.

Online giving grows | Philanthropy Journal

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Online giving grows | Philanthropy Journal : Led by small and medium-sized organizations, online giving grew 13 percent in 2011, excluding online giving to international charities, a new report says

Great reads from around the web on February 1st

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" roundup art bestpractice bookmarks citizenjournalism facebook future google information interviews journalism list maps marketing museums nonprofit postalicious research resources revolution socialmedia strategy twitterI come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day. Here are some of the most interesting things I’ve found recently (as of February 1st).

Virtual sorority’s tax-exempt status denied | Albuquerque Journal News

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Virtual sorority’s tax-exempt status denied | Albuquerque Journal News : "Well, it seems that the IRS is made up of a lot more of us “mature” people and a lot less of our children’s generation. Two months ago the IRS Exempt Organization folks (yes, those people) denied tax-exempt status to a virtual sorority. I had never heard of a virtual sorority. But no matter; I have not heard of most virtual things. I’m not in the right age bracket, either for virtual or for sororities.

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Bay Area Nonprofits Teach Technology in a Three Day Series Across Region - Press Release - Digital Journal

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Bay Area Nonprofits Teach Technology in a Three Day Series Across Region - Press Release - Digital Journal : ''via Blog this

$108 million Ice Bucket Challenge windfall could threaten ALS Association's charity ratings - Washington Business Journal

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$108 million Ice Bucket Challenge windfall could threaten ALS Association''s charity ratings - Washington Business Journal

Martus 4.5: Lowering the Barrier to Better Information Security through Strong Crypto

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activists crypto digital security human rights Internet Freedom journalism Martus privacy Last week, the Benetech Human Rights Program released version 4.5

Bridgespan launches website for givers | Philanthropy Journal

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Bridgespan launches website for givers | Philanthropy Journal : "To equip donors with the tools and information they need to be smart and impactful givers, Bridgespan Group has launched GiveSmart.org, an online resource for philanthropic giving

If You Had 300 Words in NTEN's Online Journal.

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Well, NTEN has a similar opportunity for you nonprofit technology experts out there – one that doesn't involve microphones or travel expenses: > Contribute a "DIY Nonprofit Technology" article for NTEN's online journal for nonprofit leaders.

Why Journalism Students Need a Baseline Understanding of Coding | Mediashift | PBS

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Why Journalism Students Need a Baseline Understanding of Coding | Mediashift | PBS : ". If we don’t expose our students to this — students we want to lead the next generation of journalism and communication — we are doing them a disservice. For journalism and mass communication programs, it’s essential." ''via Blog this In fact, it would be smart for universities to add a general coding class to the core curriculum required of students in all fields.

North Texas Giving Day raises record $33.1M for nonprofits - Dallas Business Journal

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for nonprofits - Dallas Business Journal : "The seventh annual North Texas Giving Day on Thursday ended with 2,022 nonprofits receiving 118,667 donations totaling $33.1 North Texas Giving Day raises record $33.1M million, the largest total in the event's history, organizers said on Friday. The contributions came from 71,743 donors, according to a news release." 'via via Blog this'. NPGivingDay

Nonprofits: Master ‘medium data’ before tackling Big Data | Philanthropy Journal

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Nonprofits: Master ‘medium data’ before tackling Big Data | Philanthropy Journal : Every day, humanity adds approximately 2.5 quintillion bytes of data to our collective store of knowledge. Looking over this treasure trove, scientists, financiers, and business leaders are justifiably giddy about the potential of Big Data. For the nonprofit community, Big Data also offers immense potential. But with our mere billions of data points we''re not quite ready for it.

Technology seen transforming philanthropy | Philanthropy Journal

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Technology seen transforming philanthropy | Philanthropy Journal: "une 2, 2010Networked digital technologies are transforming philanthropy, making it easier for 'donors and doers' to find, support and work with one another to address social problems, a new monograph says.But inequities of access and capacity also keep many individuals and institutions from benefiting from information networks

Taking a year-round approach to corporate philanthropy

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Stewardship Charleston Regional Business Journal corporate givingWhether that is in the form of volunteerism or through in-kind or monetary donations, for-profit organizations can build a partnership with nonprofits that is sustainable and lasts throughout the year.

Wall Street Journal Considers the Flip to Feature Phones

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nearly 2 million more than the year before,” writes tech columnist Geoffrey Fowler in the Wall Street Journal. ”- Wall Street Journal Some feature phone fanatics just want to disconnect. “Last year, 24.2 million so-called feature phones shipped in the U.S.,

Wichita nonprofits share holiday wish lists online - Wichita Business Journal

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Wichita nonprofits share holiday wish lists online - Wichita Business Journal : Wichita-area nonprofit organizations are making their holiday needs known through a newly created wish-list website developed by marketing and branding firm Greteman Group

Disaster relief calculator, developed at URI, is adopted by U.S. international relief agency | Business Notes - Business | providencejournal.com | The Providence Journal - The Providence Journal

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international relief agency | Business Notes - Business | providencejournal.com | The Providence Journal - The Providence Journal : Students at the University of Rhode Island have developed a program that helps donors see how to aim their generous impulses to the most effective actions. Disaster relief calculator, developed at URI, is adopted by U.S.

In earthquake-ravaged Nepal, the BBC is using messaging app Viber to share information and safety tips » Nieman Journalism Lab

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In earthquake-ravaged Nepal, the BBC is using messaging app Viber to share information and safety tips » Nieman Journalism Lab : "In the aftermath of last week’s earthquake that devastated Nepal, BBC News is today launching an account on the messaging app Viber to publish news, information, and tips for staying safe as the country continues to recover." 'via

Dell, University of Texas empowering entrepreneurs — blog | Austin Business Journal

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Dell, University of Texas empowering entrepreneurs — blog | Austin Business Journal: "For the fifth consecutive year, Dell and UT’s RGK Center for Philanthropy and Community Service are teaming on the 2011 Dell Social Innovation Competition, with more than $100,000 to be awarded to turn innovative social concepts into new businesses or nonprofits.

Reflecting on NTEN Publications Accomplishments in 2011: We Launched a Digital Journal for Nonprofit Leaders!

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Recently, I've been thinking about the launch of NTEN's newest resource: NTEN:Change, A Quarterly Journal for Nonprofit Leaders. If you're already a journal subscriber, I'd love to hear your feedback about the resource: please take our survey!

The Unanticipated Benefits of Content Curation: Build Staff Expertise and Reduce Information Overload

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Read the rest of the article, and the complete issue on Content Curation, when you subscribe to the journal for free! ] [Editor's note: The following is an excerpt from an article in the June 2012 issue of NTEN:Change.

Entrepreneur's Corner: Long Tail Grants - The Wharton Journal

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Entrepreneur's Corner: Long Tail Grants - The Wharton Journal : "Please describe Long Tail Grants and the experiences that led you to start the company. LongTail Grants is an online platform that enables individuals to raise money for themselves, so they can start their own socially beneficial projects. As a crowdfunding model that focuses on students, LongTail can be thought of as a 'Kickstarter.com' for Youth Community Engagement.

'Kitemark' could distinguish journalism from 'web noise' - Press Gazette

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Kitemark' could distinguish journalism from 'web noise' - Press Gazette: "Kitemark' could distinguish journalism from 'web noise'21 January 2009By Owen AmosA 'digital kitemark' to differentiate quality journalism from 'the noise of the web' should be introduced, according to a new report published this week.Other recommendations from What’s Happening to Our News, an independent report carried

The Ithaca Journal - www.theithacajournal.com - Ithaca, NY

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The Ithaca Journal - www.theithacajournal.com - Ithaca, NY: "Grant looks to help nonprofits create better presentationsThe United Way of Tompkins County has received a $9,500 grant from the Verizon Foundation to establish a lending library of equipment and software to be used by nonprofit health and human service organizations to produce professional presentations.The grant will be matched with.

Change Agents: Tom Serres and emerging cause economy | The Courier-Journal | courier-journal.com

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Change Agents: Tom Serres and emerging cause economy | The Courier-Journal | courier-journal.com : Where his goals once were limited to corporate success, now they''re dead focused on making Rally a linchpin in the nation''s $300 billion "cause economy," his favored term for personalized philanthropy.

New Crowdfunding Site ‘Survive the Streets’ Helps Prevent Homelessness Through Early Intervention - Press Release - Digital Journal

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PRESS RELEASE New Crowdfunding Site ‘Survive the Streets’ Helps Prevent Homelessness Through Early Intervention - Press Release - Digital Journal : New crowdfunding website Survive the Streets ([link] launches to help the nearly homeless in the U.S.,

Hospitals embracing social media | Delawareonline.com | The News Journal

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Hospitals embracing social media | Delawareonline.com | The News Journal: "Some 3,500 miles away, Delaware residents are keeping tabs on team members as they go from one town to another, thanks to daily postings and pictures on the hospital's Facebook page.

6 things we learned about journalism from Social Media Week | Poynter.

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6 things we learned about journalism from Social Media Week | Poynter. 15, 2012 1:29 pm Panel discussions about journalism and technology can be pretty hit-or-miss these days. Jeff Sonderman by Jeff Sonderman Published Feb. 15, 2012 1:23 pm Updated Feb. This week, I saw a couple of hits. Journalists on the social media and politics panel, from left, HuffPost's Laura Bassett, Politico's Keach Hagey, ABC News' Rick Klein, and Gannett's Laura Cochran. via @PTInsights