iOS app Android app

The Media Rise Festival

Arise and Awaken, Media

Mandar Apte | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Mandar Apte

We need to inspire storytellers to play a bigger role in shaping society and transform global consciousness -- to create more stories (media) that matter and instill hope, courage, peace, harmony and nourish universal human values -- love, friendliness, compassion, mutual respect, etc.

Music, Media and Storytelling

Kanniks Kannikeswaran | Posted 11.25.2013 | Impact
Kanniks Kannikeswaran

The stories we tell and the themes that we communicate through music do have a lasting effect on the audience. We as musicians and composers have with us a unique opportunity and a responsibility; that of telling stories that can empower communities and enable six billion of us human beings to create new possibilities for a shared future.

What Today's Youth Can Teach Us About the Power and the Potential of New Media

Amy Jordan | Posted 11.25.2013 | Impact
Amy Jordan

I have been studying youth and media for more than three decades, and have been a parent for over two, and like many observers of youth culture I've had a tendency to worry when young people adopt new media technologies.

Rise With Us to Choose Meaningful Media

Srivi Ramasubramanian | Posted 11.23.2013 | Impact
Srivi Ramasubramanian

Just like we should care about the air we breathe and the food we eat, we should care about what media we consume. It is important that we select, create, and consume media with meaning, purpose and wisdom.

Social Media Can Start a Revolution

Gregg Deal | Posted 11.22.2013 | Impact
Gregg Deal

The majority of Americans barely have an idea Native people exist within the context of the modern day. But, with the advent of social media, as an artist and a Native person, I have a voice.