Nonprofit Goals for Social Media

Steve Katz, our fearless Publisher, was interviewed recently by JD Lasica at SocialBrite on ways that Mother Jones is using social media to transform journalism practices and connect with old and new audiences. Steve’s bottom line is this: “If you are a nonprofit that has a network of people who care about what you do, these platforms are really a terrific way to connect and begin the kind of conversations that are more difficult to do without a digital platform.”

Want to learn more about online community engagement, generating leads, and video technologies? Then check out the 11-minute video below, and for good measure, become a fan of MoJo on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Mother Jones’ move into social media from JD Lasica


We recently wrapped up the crowdfunding campaign for our ambitious Mother Jones Corruption Project, and it was a smashing success. About 10,364 readers pitched in with donations averaging $45, and together they contributed about $467,374 toward our $500,000 goal.

That's amazing. We still have donations from letters we sent in the mail coming back to us, so we're on pace to hit—if not exceed—that goal. Thank you so much. We'll keep you posted here as the project ramps up, and you can join the hundreds of readers who have alerted us to corruption to dig into.

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