Thank You Marissa Mayer for Yahoo’s No Work From Home Policy

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It’s been well over a year since Yahoo’s controversial non-telecommuting policy, which created a firestorm of reaction. Telework Policies. Images: Marissa Mayer by Teymur Madjderey and Iced Soul Photography CC BY. We thought we’d see what the state of telecommuting is after the smoke has cleared. The Media Frenzy. I remember it well.

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Museum Photo Policies Should Be as Open as Possible

Museum 2.0

While doing research, I found myself digging back into old arguments on museum listservs about photo policies and I want to add my two (very opinionated) cents on this. While the majority of experience-based museums like children's and science museums have unrestricted noncommercial photography policies, many collections-based art and history museums continue to maintain highly restrictive photo policies. Conservation: Objects may be damaged by flash photography.


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Blame the Crowd, Not the Camera: Challenges to a New Open Photo Policy at the National Gallery

Museum 2.0

Five years ago, I wrote a post arguing that museum photo policies should be as open as possible. Last week, he wrote a series of posts about the British National Gallery''s reversal of their photo policy. For the first time, the National Gallery is permitting non-flash photography. Michael Savage might say: turn back the photo policy. Reader, I was wrong.

Great reads from around the web on October 18th

Amy Sample Ward

Lasa’s research will explore what third sector organisations in the UK think about the coalition government’s Big Society policy, how they think it will affect their funding and change the way they work with other charities. Charities wishing to take part in the survey have until 5pm on Wednesday 27 October to complete the questionnaire, which aims to discover whether the Big Society policy represents an opportunity or a threat to the third sector."

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Visual Storytelling for Nonprofits


A single photograph has the power to shift public policy, alter the course of wars, and engage civil society. Christy helped found the San Francisco-based digital photography publication, Once Magazine. Before relocating to San Francisco, she worked in New York with the Aperture Foundation, the International Center of Photography, and UnionDocs. Advocacy Community digital storytelling photography photos Web Sites Communications

Emerging Technology, Engaging Youth, and Your Mission: YOLO!


One of the questions we are frequently asked is how to develop policies and guidelines around engaging youth on social media. is a great website for developing a very basic policy for your organization. It allows you to input some basic information about your organization and will provide you with a policy to guide initial usage. Follow Jason @jasonshim Shubhagata Sengupta is passionate about photography and film.

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Social Media for Social Good :: Your Nonprofit Tech Checklist

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Get the necessary training (HTML, digital photography, video, social media, and mobile technology). Write social media and mobile technology policies. At the end of the Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits is a nine-page “Nonprofit Tech Checklist” which I have copied and pasted below. Each item on the list is discussed in the book and some items won’t make sense unless you have read the book, but most will. I hope you find it useful.

#14LCS Recap: Content Round-Up


We kicked off September by launching the 2014 Leading Change Summit.and we couldn''t have done it without you. All of us all NTEN are amazed (but not too surprised, really) by the degree of engagement at the 14LCS, and by the movement of individual ideas into actionable projects during the Idea Accelerator. We''re grateful for the articles, blog posts, videos, photos, and more from the 14LCS community.

How nonprofits can skyrocket SEO rankings with backlinks


It’s crucial to check the policies of the website, its rankings in search results for different keywords, and the relevance of the topic the guest article will be about. She loves traveling and photography and always is eager to meet new people.

Transforming Nonprofit Staff Into Champions on Social

Beth Kanter

However, nonprofits can mitigate these risks and reap the benefits with making sure that their social media policy is aligned with nonprofit mission and objectives and that staff understand the policy as well as to provide some training on how to find, create, and share appropriate social content and engagement that supports the organization’s mission. Here’s some tips on how to write or revise a social media policy that empowers your employees.

#14NTC Round-Up: Your Takeaways


The Power of Tech in Advocacy & Organizing 14NTC: We came, we tweeted, we played with Legos. And then we took a long nap! NTEN staff has finally recovered and we are positively overwhelmed with all the blog posts, videos, pictures, and other instances of the 14NTC celebration from the nonprofit technology community. Relive the conference experience and learn from many of the 2,120 attendees through this content round-up! Did we miss anything? Please let us know in the comments.

Nonprofit Technology Celebrates International Women's Day

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Nicole Ozer , director of technology and civil liberties policy at ACLU. Image 1: Jennifer Leahy Photography. Full disclosure. I'm not a woman, but I am a wholehearted celebrant of International Women's Day. One of my great joys in my long career in nonprofit technology has been seeing the extraordinary success of so many women in our field. I just want to mention a few of them. More About International Women's Day.

How Digital Democracy Empowers Marginalized Communities

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Digital citizenship: In the final stage, communities can use these tools and knowledge to work with governments and affect policy. Dd is also testing low cost drones that locals can use and repair to perform aerial photography and surveying. Many years ago, NetSquared hosted challenges and conferences to highlight and bring together fledging social entrepreneurs.

#IFC2014 International Fundraising Congress: Inspire, Connect, Transform

Beth Kanter

He shared an amazing story of how his institution has adapted to online networks and digital photography, but the even more inspiring were the many photos and the stories of social change behind those photos. Ben gave an amazing talk about some of the success stories from Change.Org where anyone can start a micro movement to galvanise support and change real-world policy. Source: Pamela Sutton-Legaud.

14 Top Nonprofit Websites to Inspire Your Organization

DNL OmniMedia

Strong use of photography. Plus, they prominently direct readers to learn more about their COVID-19 policy and schedule changes right on their scrolling homepage. Your website is one of your organization’s most important assets and should anchor your entire digital marketing strategy.

Guest Post: Collections Access - Open the Door Wider

Museum 2.0

Unfortunately,” that subscriber advised, there are no legal avenues to stop visitors from photographing objects or images in the public domain in public spaces where photography is allowed. Keep in mind that enforcing limited-access policies requires significant staff time too, along with possible legal fees. North Carolina Museum of History 1988.39.4

LACMA's Magritte Exhibition: This is not fair use

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The anti remix message: The exhibition policy on photos: no photos are allowed in the exhibit. Only a court of law can determine whether the purpose of the photography was fair use or not. Boing Boing has a post about the LACMA's Magritte Exhibition. The "Magritte and Contemporary Art: The Treachery of Images" exhibit at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art manages to both celebrate and betray fair use at the same time.

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Frameworks and Lessons from the Public Participation in Science Research Report

Museum 2.0

Visitors co-opt institutional facilities every day for their own agendas, whether to impress a date, bond with family, or work on their photography skills. But there are policies that museums control--from open hours to photography rules to digital access--that significantly impact the kinds of co-option that are possible or institutionally supported. What does the word "participatory" mean to you? This isn't just a rhetorical question.

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Interview with Brooklyn Museum's Shelley Bernstein

Museum 2.0

We have a policy, but for the most part, I think all of the authors have been pretty good at keeping it personal and trying to be transparent. Most of the stuff in our museum is public domain, and we have a very good policy that non-commerical photography is okay. We’re very clear about our photography policy everywhere. Let’s say you wanted to find a model museum using Web 2.0 to support programs and exhibits.

Arts 2.0: Examples of Arts Organizations Social Media Strategies

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They're now running a compelling experiment in crowd-sourced exhibition creation and curation via the photography exhibition Click. see for example the post about blogging policy ). | View | Upload your own. The above slide show was created based on all the information I gathered from my network below. I'm prepping for a workshop on Social Media and wanted do a round up of recent compelling examples of arts organizations using social media strategies and tools.

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Chicago Symphony Social Media Strategy: What happens when people outside your organization set up a presence on Facebook?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

t allow photography during concerts, so it would work against our own policy to feature fan photos taken during concerts (which, as you can imagine, would be the majority of fan entries). The prelude to this interview is a tale of networking weaving. A few months ago, I created a workshop called " Arts 2.0 " which was a strategic social media for arts organizations workshop.