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Why framing matters—and polls only give you so much

How people think, in addition to what they think is critical to effective communication, but polls are not great ways to understand the how question. Polls are also not always effective in...

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Changing How People Think About Human Rights

To advance human rights, advocates must understand not just what people think about the issue—but why they think it. FrameWorks CEO Nat Kendall-Taylor explains in this piece on OpenDemocracy.

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Tips for Telling Stories that Move People to Action

When it comes to nonprofit storytelling, FrameWorks advice goes with the research, but against the grain.

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Disrupting the Dominant Frame

In this classic interview with NonProfit Quarterly, FrameWorks founder Susan Nall Bales talks about FrameWorks’ mission, history, and impact in the wake of being named a 2015 Creative &...

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Reframing Issues in the Digital Age: Using Social Media Strategically

Julie Sweetland, FrameWorks’ vice president for strategy and innovation, and Rob Shore, explain how to use “clicks,” “views,” and “likes” to tell a story that helps people understand...

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Disrupting the Dominant Frame: An Interview with Susan Nall Bales of the FrameWorks Institute, 2015 MACEI Award Winner

FrameWorks was founded 16 years ago by Susan Nall Bales.The core of its work is on how advocacy communications can be improved through the use of Strategic Frame Analysis. Bales is a veteran...

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The Case Against Rainy-Day Framing of Budgets and Taxes

FrameWorks founder Susan Nall Bales explains why public revenue and spending is every advocate’s “second issue.”

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Communications for Social Good

If foundations are more intentional in using communications as a tool for social change, and if they incorporate what is known about how the media affect individuals and groups into their...