We now have detailed reporting notes gathered during #BGVR2019: the inaugural Better Gun Violence Reporting Summit which took place November 8, 2019 at WHYY in Philadelphia.
We sent an anonymous survey to everyone who registered for our recent Better Gun Violence Reporting Summit. We’ve got 66 responses so far and the reviews are good.
Journalists are faced with the difficult task of reporting on gun violence in a manner that serves the public good but does not compound the trauma of victims.
Not everybody agrees with our approach and we’re not going bring about change if we only communicate with our allies.
Health care providers, public health practitioners and researchers unpack the root causes of gun violence and evidence-based solutions.
Three prominent Philadelphia journalists addressed questions gathered from women who had lost loved ones to gun violence, in a conversation intended to bring the communities closer together and improve coverage of the issue.
A recent conference in Philadelphia had a singular goal to help journalists find more effective ways to report on gun violence. This is a summary of what they learned.
IBGVR Philadelphia operations coordinator Alison Burdo made this presentation at Klein News Innovation Camp at Temple University in November 2019, one week after #BGVR2019: the inaugural Better Gun Violence Reporting Summit on community gun violence at WHYY in Philadelphia.
Guns & America is a groundbreaking new reporting collaboration focused on a single issue: the role of guns in American life — and we were honored to have them presenting at the Better Gun Violence Reporting Summit.
Reporters, trauma surgeons, representatives of NGOs, researchers, and survivors gathered at the Better Gun Violence Reporting Summit in Philadelphia to explore the most constructive ways to report on gun violence
Participants pointed out that news organizations often share resources when reporting stories about suicide, domestic assault, sexual violence and addiction.
The Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research has achieved a national reputation for high-quality research, analysis, and innovation to advance the prevention of gun violence. We are honored to present the Director and a Core Faculty Member for this critical session.
We are grateful to the team at The Trace for coordinating this critical session with leading journalists covering gun violence across the nation.
People who’ve been impacted firsthand by gun violence requested news organizations share resources when reporting on issues like this — so we put together this list.
The Philadelphia Shooting Victims Dashboard shows data for every gun shot victim in the city for the last five years.
Plus: How about a resource list at the end of every article or broadcast about a shooting?
Most homicide victims in this area are people of color, and until 2-year-old Nikolette Rivera died last month, their names were largely forgotten. Don’t believe me?
We are honored to partner with AH Datalytics, LLC and The Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists to introduce this important resource.
We are grateful to the Reynolds Journalism Institute at the University of Missouri and to WHYY and the Lenfest Institute for Journalism, as well as the Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists, the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma, Action Tank and AH Datalytics. Please join us for the Better Gun Violence Reporting Summit in Philadelphia. Get your tickets now.
We are grateful to the team at The Trace for coordinating this critical session with leading journalists covering gun violence across the nation. The Trace’s nonprofit journalism has spurred bipartisan legislative proposals, law enforcement reforms, congressional inquiries, and new academic research.
The Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research has achieved a national reputation for our high-quality research, analysis, and innovation to advance the prevention of gun violence. We are honored to present the director and a Core Faculty Member for this critical session.
Reporting on community gun violence is difficult. Guns & America, a public media reporting project covering the role of guns in American life, will present some of the empirical research they rely on to report deeper, more contextual stories.
This session will include findings from a focus group study that explores how victims of gun violence in Philadelphia perceive local media coverage of the issue and how they think such reporting can be improved.
Three prominent local journalists will address questions gathered from mothers who have lost loved ones — in a conversation intended to bring the communities closer together and improve news coverage.
As part of this panel, we will hear from health care providers treating gun injured patients as well as public health practitioners and researchers working to unpack the root causes of gun violence and identify evidence-based solutions to this important public health problem in Philadelphia. Click the title for panelist bios.