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Facts in a ‘Post-Truth’ World

Do facts matter in a 'post-truth' world? We tend to think of this question in simple terms: They either do affect how people think and act—or they don’t. The truth is somewhere in between....

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Changing Minds on Poverty

Changing minds is a “non-negotiable part of achieving social change,” according to this commentary in the Guardian. This commentary cites FrameWorks research on how to do so on the topic of...

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The Fundamentals of Framing

This opinion piece in PR Week explains why framing matters and explores five framing tips that public relations professionals can use to strengthen their communications practice.

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Beyond the “Game is Rigged” Model of the Economy

Framing the economy as a system that is rigged against ordinary people may resonate with the public—but also stirs anger and fatalism. How can we tell a more productive story about the economy?...

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Reframing the Post-Election Discourse

In a new analysis in Nonprofit Quarterly, FrameWorks Institute CEO Nat Kendall-Taylor and founder Susan Nall Bales analyze the election's impact on public thinking and discuss the implications for...

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A “STEM” Story for Early STEM Learning

In this opinion piece published by EdSurge, FrameWorks founder Susan Nall Bales offers evidence-based advice to advocates working to increase young children’s access to early STEM learning...

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How Brains Are Built: Introducing the Brain Story

Get an introduction to the Brain Story in this accessible and engaging video. The AFWI developed the video with considerable input from our partners at the Harvard Center on the Developing Child...

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Reframing Substance Use

In this piece in Health Affairs, the Hilton Foundation’s Alexa Eggleston spotlights FrameWorks’ research on how to help the public move beyond the belief that substance use is a “rite of...

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Getting the Urban into Nature

The benefits of nature go far beyond "simply getting away from it all." In this blog post, FrameWorks founder Susan Nall Bales explains why—and how a science-based communications strategy can...

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How to Persuade the Public to Care About Other People’s Problems

When talking about how to solve social problems, it's not what you say, it's how you say it. FrameWorks CEO Nat Kendall-Taylor explains why--and what this message means for nonprofit...

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Climate Change Alliance Highlights New Products

In its quarterly newspaper, the Climate Change Education Partnership Alliance highlighted new products FrameWorks produced with partners. These include a new online course in climate...

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Giving and Leading: FrameWorks Institute—A Better Message for Nonprofits

Tara Jackson, president of Arizona Town Hall, explains FrameWorks’ mission, method, and impact on Arizona public television. She also talks about the effectiveness of using evidence-based...