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Topic #8: Keeping democratic ideals alive during the pandemic

Framing COVID-19 Topic #8: Keeping democratic ideals alive during the pandemic To come through this crisis, we need democracy to work as it should. We need representatives who look ahead and...

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Topic #7: Talking about the importance of prevention

Framing COVID-19 Topic #7: Talking about the importance of prevention There are actions we need to take now to prevent and reduce future harm from the pandemic, but thinking and acting in this...

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Topic #6: Talking about what comes next

Framing-COVID19 Topic #6: Talking about what comes next The pandemic is reinforcing the urgency of our missions—and surfacing new possibilities for change. Although we're still in the midst of...

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Topic #5: Nonprofits are essential—especially now

Framing COVID-19 Topic #5: Nonprofits are essential—especially now The US nonprofit sector plays an unparalleled, and irreplaceable, role in our nation and the world. Our work, our expertise,...

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Topic #4: The power of how during the pandemic

Framing COVID-19 Topic #4: The power of how during the pandemic This moment demands an effective public health response. We need accurate data to predict and prevent severe outbreaks. We need to...

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Topic #3: Widening the circle of “we”

Framing COVID-19 Topic #3: Widening the circle of "we" To come through this crisis, we need policies and practices that respond to varying—and inequitable—health, social, or economic...

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Topic #2: Making a powerful case for the role of government

Framing COVID-19 Topic #2: Making a powerful case for the role of government To come through this crisis we need governments to act. There are actions that only governments can take—and our...

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Topic #1: Deploying a common good frame

Framing COVID-19 Topic #1: Deploying a common good frame It always matters how we talk to—and about—each other. Effective and inclusive communication is especially important during a time of...

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Five Framing Tips: Framing for Social Change

How can we frame communications so that they drive social change? This question underlies the work that we do every day as researchers and practitioners who support nonprofit organizations. The...

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Framing and Policy Making

Policymaking is traditionally depicted as a process that unfolds in neat, predictable stages. First the issue is placed on the agenda and the problem is defined. Next, the legislative branches of...

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Episodic vs. Thematic Stories

In his book, Is Anyone Responsible? How Television Frames Political Issues, Shanto Iyengar hypothesizes that different ways of framing news stories have different effects on how viewers attribute...

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Six Common Framing Habits We Should All Seek to Break

What would it look like if we adopted a more evidence-based approach to talking about social issues? Among other things, we’d realize that a set of our communications practices should fall by...