About DOGO

Updated on November 15, 2015

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DOGO Media is the leading online network empowering kids to engage with digital media in a fun, safe and social environment. Used by well over a million students and teachers from around the world, our websites have quickly grown into a community of kids and educators engaging positively with current events, books, and movies.

DOGO [doh-GOH] means young or small in Swahili. While our young fans may be small, they act BIG as they engage with our websites and express their opinions on the content that interests and inspires them.


DOGOnews.com  - The leading source for current events, news and non-fictional content for Common Core ELA, Science and Social Studies. With thousands of news articles and new original content added daily, we are the leading online source of current events for students, teachers and schools.

DOGObooks.com The largest website for book reviews by-and-for kids. It is where kids discover, review and share their thoughts about books. All reviews are moderated and books are available for purchase online through our affiliate partners.

DOGOmovies.comThe go-to website for kids to discover movies, watch trailers and express their opinions. DOGOmovies.com features only G, PG or PG-13 movies and all reviews are moderated.

Additionally, kids and teachers can maximize their DOGO experience across our websites through:

iDOGO – Makes learning fun and interactive by allowing kids create custom avatars, link to peers and earn rewards for reading and expressing their opinions.

DOGOteachers – Enables educators to easily integrate real world topics into the classroom learning experience by customizing our content to suit their curriculum, pace, and style. Teachers can choose from thousands of non-fictional articles categorized by curriculum standards, create reading lists and maintain reading logs.


Meera Dolasia – CEO, Publisher & Editor

Meera defines and sets the overall strategy of DOGO Media. Prior to founding the Company, Meera led the product management team at Seneca Capital Management, where she was responsible for all portfolio positioning strategies and investment communications. Meera holds a BSc in Financial Services from the University of Manchester and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).

Rupen Dolasia – VP Business Development

Rupen leads DOGO's business partnership initiatives. Prior to joining DOGO Media, Rupen founded MXPLAY INC., a social media company that grew to over 1.5 million users within 18 months and was acquired. Prior to that, he was founding partner of Granite Ventures and H&Q Ventures, and invested in technology companies. Rupen has a BSEE from UMass and an MBA from UCLA.

Ed Meagher – VP Sales

Ed manages advertising sales for DOGO Media.  Prior to DOGO, Ed managed West Coast Sales for SIKids/TIME for Kids. Ed has also worked with Boys Life, Family Circle, Ser Padres, Red Herring and other magazines throughout his career.  Ed graduated from Santa Clara University with a BSc in Marketing.


Feedback - Like what you see and want to let us know?   We love this kind of stuff – send us an e-mail at editor@dogonews.com or write us at DOGO Media, Inc., 1 Blackfield Drive #169, Tiburon, CA 94920.

Editorial idea or aspiring writer - Have something interesting to share or want to join our team of young and older writers? Reach us at editor@dogonews.com

Partnerships - Want to explore some business ideas?  Contact:  rdolasia@dogonews.com

Advertising - Interested in ways we can help your brand? Let us show you what we have to offer.  Contact:  rdolasia@dogonews.com or  emeagher@dogonews.com

DOGO in the news

Edelweiss the market-leading publisher catalog service incorporates DOGObooks popularity index in all childrens titles to provide book buyers and libarians feedback about kids thoughts on books

GETTINGSMART highlights DOGOnews as a leading literacy platform that educators are using to inspire curiosity and help their students develop key skills

Teachingchannel.org features DOGO websites among 5 sites with High-Quality Informational Text

YALSA partners with DOGObooks for the third year in a row for 2015 Teens' Top Ten Voting

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