Civic Engagement and Advocacy Blog

Can Associations Counter the Media Influence in Government Affairs?

Posted by Brian Banbridge on 11/22/13 10:48 AM

Is Public Distrust of the Media Rising?

There was once a time when the media was a trusted source of information. Unfortunately, that was so long ago that no one can remember it. In the modern era, “news” has given way to punditry and spin, and more and more Americans are turning to alternative information sources to discover the who, what, why, where, and when of the stories they are reading. In fact, it is safe to say that following the last election cycle, the credibility of all major news outlets has been severely tarnished.


Is Content Curation Part of Your Advocacy Mission Statement?

Posted by Brent Willis on 7/22/13 9:45 AM

Or do you leave your members to sort the latest political news for themselves?

Why do members join your membership association? In the 2013 Membership Marketing Benchmark report, individual and trade associations across the country were asked this question. For the past 5 years, the top 3 answers have been: