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Learn the Basics of Podcasting at MNN's Upcoming Workshops


Are you a media maker who also creates content for podcasts? If not you’re missing out on an expanding medium with a huge audience; 48 million Americans listen to podcasts weekly1. In this post, we’ll discuss some basic information about podcasts that you’ll want to know as a content creator.

Special Election: NYC's Public Advocate

Special Election: NYC's Public Advocate

February, 19, 2019 • 5 min read

There are 16 people vying for your vote to be the next NYC Public Advocate.  Who are you voting for on February 26th in the city-wide special election?

RAVI RAGBIR: Life Under the Threat of Deportation

RAVI RAGBIR: Life Under the Threat of Deportation

February, 17, 2019 • 5 min read

Prominent immigrant rights activist Ravi Ragbir reported to Immigration and Customs Enforcement last month, for another check-in, one year after a federal court ordered ICE to release him from detention.  Mr. Ragbir is a long-time permanent resident, but since Trump's 'zero tolerance' immigration policy went into effect he faces permanent exile from his life in the United States.    

Is ICE targeting him because of his activism? Or is he a victim of overzealous immigration agents emboldened by President Trump's immigration policy?

Make Your Video Producer Resume Stand Out With These 5 Tips


This post is the latest article in a seven-part series about how to become a producer. These posts are intended to help you start your career as a producer, provide tips that will make you a marketable job candidate, and equip your video project for success.

There are many challenges that video producers face when developing their resume. Unlike most of the career world, a significant number of producers rely on freelance work for employment. Though it can be an exciting and rewarding career, freelancing requires you to have your video producer resume on hand at all times.

UNCOVERING THE UNCOUNTED: Immigrant Child Detainees

UNCOVERING THE UNCOUNTED: Immigrant Child Detainees

February, 13, 2019 • 4 min read

There are, reportedly, as many as 14,000 migrant children being held in detention centers across the country.