• Diesner J (2015) “Bringing Computational Social Science to the Real World: Impact Assessment of Issue-Focused Public Media”, 2015 Illinois Digital Humanities Symposium, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL
  • Diesner J (2014) Purdue University, Lafayette, IN
  • Diesner J (2014) "Computational Assessment of the Impact of Social Justice Documentaries". HASTAC, Lima, Peru.
  • Diesner J (Apr 2014) at Dissect: Impact Event at CUNY, Graduate School of Journalism, New York, NY
  • Diesner J (Mar 2014) Impact Distribution Lab, by BritDoc and Ford Foundation, New York, NY
  • Diesner J (Feb 2014) at The Media Consortium Annual Conference, Chicago, IL
  • Diesner J (2013) Impact Assessment and ConText. at Media Impact Focus: Assessing the Impact of Media, Paley Center for Media, New York
  • Diesner J, Aleyasen A, Kim J, Mishra S, Soltani K, Wilner S (2013). Impact Assessment and ConText. at Dissection: Impact, Oakland, CA
  • Diesner J (2013) Assessing the Impact of (Social Justice) Documentaries. at Sundance Institute, Creative Producing Summit.

Case Studies

(Aggregated findings are also part of our Publications)

  • Racing Extinction, Documentary, by Louie Psihoyos, 2015
  • This Changes Everything, Book, by Naomi Klein, 2014
  • Fed Up, Documentary, by Stephanie Soechtig, 2014
  • Through a Lens Darkly (and the Digital Diaspora Family Reunion TV), Documentary, by Thomas Allen Harris, 2013
  • One Mile Away, Documentary, by Penny Woolcock, 2013
  • Pandora’s Promise, Documentary, by Robert Stone, 2013
  • Solar Mamas, Documentary, by Mona Eldaief & Jehane Noujaim, 2012
  • The House I live in, Documentary, by Eugene Jarecki, 2012
  • Women War and Peace, Documentary (five-part television series), by PBS, 2011