Follow-Up: Do Movie Boycotts Work as Nonprofit Advocacy?

Guest Blogger Rebecca Jamison Last week I wrote a post criticizing the Special Olympics’ decision to use a movie boycott to launch a campaign against the use of the word “retard.” The post was picked up by the Chronicle of Philanthropy, where it received quite a few comments on all sides of the debate (some…

Special Olympics Blows It with Tropic Thunder Boycott

UPDATE 8/20/08: The Chronicle of Philanthropy picked up this post. Please feel free to comment here or there, but do participate in the conversation! I’ll respond to comments in both places. ~ Kivi Advocates for the intellectually disabled, led by Special Olympics, are boycotting the movie Tropic Thunder because of the use of the word…