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Empathy Archives - Images & Voices of Hope

Sherry Turkle explains how our reliance on technology can diminish our capacity for empathy

October 8, 2015 |

Social media has so many benefits, particularly for those working in the media industry. It has helped media practitioners become more accessible, reach new audiences, find sources, and engage with people in ways that they previously couldn’t.

It’s a powerful tool … Read More

How empathy factors into storytelling: Video highlights from ivoh summit panel

July 22, 2015 |

 Moderator and ivoh trustee John Yearwood (left) with speaker Melanie Green




The intersection of empathy and storytelling has become a point of interest for many media practitioners and researchers as of late.

During ivoh’s annual media summit, … Read More

How empathy factors into reporting & storytelling

June 12, 2015 |

Dasani Coates, the child at the heart of The New York Times’ “Invisible Child” series. (Photo taken by, and used with permission from, Ruth Fremson/ The New York Times)



Can stories be empathy generators? Has the shift from print to digital … Read More

What it means to ‘create a media of empathy’

June 9, 2015 |

Lova Rakotomalala (pictured above) has given a lot of thought recently to how empathy plays into storytelling. We plan to explore this topic at ivoh’s annual media summit later this month.



Guest post by: Mary Temiloluwa Ajayi

Mary … Read More

How can media help spur social action?

February 26, 2015 |

Participant Media’s Chad Boettcher speaking at frank 2015.



Consuming news is often a passive experience; we read or hear stories and then go about our day without taking any action. There’s a growing number of professionals who … Read More