Annie Neimand

Ann Christiano, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Frank Karel Chair in Public Interest Communications and Center for Public Interest Communications director, and Annie Neimand, Center research director,  are co-authors of “How to Build Better Calls to Action” published in Stanford Social Innovation Review on Jan. 6. Christiano…

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Posted: January 7, 2020

Ann Christiano, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Frank Karel Chair in Public Interest Communications and Center for Public Interest Communications director and Annie Neimand, Center research director, are co-authors of “Communicating Complexity in the Humanitarian Sector” published in Stanford Social Innovation Review on Oct. 16. Christiano and…

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Posted: October 22, 2019

Annie Neimand, Center for Public Interest Communications director, and Samantha Wright, Exposure Labs managing director of impact, are the co-authors of “How to Use Stories to Bring ‘Us’ and ‘Them’ Together” published in Stanford Social Innovation Review on June 17. In the article, Neimand and Wright suggest that social organizations…

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Posted: June 19, 2019

Writing in Stanford Social Innovation Review, Annie Neimand, director of research, Center for Public Interest Communications, and Samantha Wright, managing director of impact, Exposure Labs, say that advocacy organizations and activists seeking to build more inclusive movements, need to create stories that can engage both familiar and new communities. The…

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Posted: June 18, 2019

Ann Christiano, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Frank Karel Chair in Public Interest Communications and Center for Public Interest Communications (CPIC) director and Annie Neimand, CPIC research director, are featured in the podcast “Building a Communication Strategy for Diversity and Inclusion” posted on the Stanford Social Innovation…

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Posted: March 29, 2019

Ann Christiano, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Frank Karel Chair in Public Interest Communications and Center for Public Interest Communications (CPIC) director, and Annie Neimand, CPIC research director, shared insights on “What Social, Behavioral and Cognitive Science Tell Us About Building Support to Address Social Determinants,” during…

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Posted: August 22, 2018

Ann Christiano, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Frank Karel Chair in Public Interest Communications and Center for Public Interest Communications (CPIC) director, and Annie Neimand, CPIC research director, are the authors of “The Science of What Makes People Care.” The article is featured as the cover story…

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Posted: August 16, 2018

Annie Neimand, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) Center for Public Interest Communications (CPIC) research director, is the author of “How to Tell Stories About Complex Issues” published in Stanford Social Innovation Review on March 7. In the article, Neimand says that stories are the most powerful…

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Posted: May 17, 2018

The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, in partnership with the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, has compiled research and best practices from multiple disciplines to help communicators craft more effective communication. “Science of Story Building,” published on Medium, features an exploration of what science and…

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Posted: May 14, 2018

Annie Neimand, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications communication manager and frank research director, authored “Can #MeToo Have Lasting influence?” published in Stanford Social Innovation Review on Dec. 13. The article focuses on how advocates and organizers need to think strategically to ensure women are supported as they…

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Posted: December 14, 2017

By Ann Christiano and Annie Neimand In an article published earlier this year, we asked nonprofits to stop raising awareness, and instead focus on super-strategic communications efforts that will result in lasting change. But starting this process presents some challenges. What’s the first step? And how can you help others…

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Posted: September 22, 2017

By Annie Neimand In what many are calling our “post-truth” world, emotions tend to trump facts in the public’s views on policy and politics. The way people think about issues from climate change to GMOs to the Black Lives Matter movement reflect their preexisting worldviews. As a result, people create…

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Posted: June 28, 2017