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Media Theory is a DC public relations agency focused on global advocacy and international issues.

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A Different Approach

Whether that’s cultivating engaged online communities through social media campaigns, delivering earned media, or crafting image and trust with top quality digital design and development, we stand for thoughtful, strategic, value-driven communications consulting.

Services

Media Theory advises international clients on complex commercial and public policy issues with a strong focus on digital communications strategies.

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Media Relations

Media Theory works with clients to craft and refine their message in order to secure top-tier media placements and commentary opportunities.

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Social Media

We develop strong, effective, and targeted social media campaigns that are aligned with the client’s values and vision, delivered with content geared for the highest engagement.

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Issues Advocacy

We work closely with clients to advance their public affairs goals by identifying sources of influence, crafting and executing a strategy to enlist allies, and building this public leverage toward the objective.

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Podcast Consulting

Our team has successfully conceived, produced, launched, and marketed a series of podcasts for clients, including via use of our mobile studio in Washington DC.

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Design & Development

Our expert designers and developers provide top quality enterprise-grade work for a wide variety of clients, from nonprofits to law firms to cause-related advocacy campaigns.

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Explainer Videos

Video content is no longer an occasional feature in your content strategy, but a daily occurrence. We edit and produce excellent viral videos with simple graphics and motion text in-house, and also work with some of the best providers to turn around commercial-grade explainer videos for bigger projects.

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Case Studies

Media Theory advises international clients on complex commercial and public policy issues with a strong focus on digital communications strategies.

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Nasir El Rufai
Africa

Media Theory LLC has been working in Africa for more than 15 years. We began our work in Nigeria, where we have advised high-profile political figures who were facing unlawful persecution by the state. Working in support of legal teams in disputes, we have helped craft new narratives to highlight motives of opponents, and helped execute a broad media campaign to reinstate their status.

We are also active in other areas of West Africa as well as Southern Africa, where past clients have included mining, oil, financial services, and engineering firms.

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Asian Market
Asia

Our experience in the Asian marketplace spans from corporate communications to pro bono human rights work. In one case, we worked closely with a pro-democracy civil society movement to train their members in social media and digital communications strategy, including media training of their spokespersons and devising a strategy for interacting with the foreign press in the lead-up to the next election. The Media Theory team has also advised clients on litigation-related disputes from Japan to Malaysia and Cambodia.

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Khodorkovsky
Europe

Media Theory LLC has more than a decade of experience providing consulting services to law firms, companies, and individuals in European countries such as the Czech Republic, France, Italy, Russia, and the United Kingdom. We have represented a political prisoner, prominent business leaders, and NGOs to help them expand their online visibility and manage complex campaigns to shape perceptions and garner support among key audiences.

Insights

Media Theory advises international clients on complex commercial and public policy issues with a strong focus on digital communications strategies.

In the grand scheme of things, foreign relations between the United States and the People’s Republic of China have focused more so on balancing competition and cooperation, while fairly regularly omitting one key issue. We’re talking, of course, about human rights, or the lack thereof in China. This week in downtown DC, Dialogue China, a..

 

james-kimer-media-theory-150x150 9 James Kimer, July 10, 2019

Audience is everything for digital marketers – after all, if you are going to invest so much time and resources into creating perfect content, what’s the point if there is no one there to read it? Back in the early days of the Internet – even the early aughties – building an audience for your..

james-kimer-media-theory-150x150 9 James Kimer, July 10, 2019