To Restore Faith in Democracy, The Purple Project Calls on Magazines

The Purple Project for Democracy, a non-partisan coalition, campaign and movement, is looking turning to magazines to help initiate a national branding campaign. “When we started this almost 17 months ago, we saw some eye-rolling,” says Purple co-founder Bob Garfield, who is also co-host of WNYC's "On The Media" podcast, a former contributor to Washington Post Magazine and AdAge and a columnist for Folio:. “And no wonder because it’s such a quixotic undertaking.”  But regardless of the time and effort, the mission for Garfield and his co-organizers—Rebecca Winthrop, senior fellow and director of the Center for Universal Education; Yoram Wind, Lauder Professor Emeritus and Professor of Marketing at the Wharton School; and Sterling Speirn, CEO of the National Conference on Citizenship—was simple: create the biggest media campaign ever undertaken and then change civic participation norms on a grand scale.  Responding to the growing loss of trust in democracy, which is supported by several data points that the project has been using to guide the campaign, the first phase of the Purple Project is a 30-day-long branding effort.  Taking place over the month of November, the campaign will aim to get the Purple brand and mission statement in front of every American citizen, whether that is through an editorial story in a magazine, a logo on a milk carton or messaging within a video game.  “We’re branding American democracy,” he says. “We just want citizens to get a moment to fall... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-07-16 19:13:28 UTC ]
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