Six months have now passed since we hosted the inaugural Better Gun Violence Reporting Summit in Philadelphia.
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.
After closely monitoring #COVID19, AFFIRM and Airway Stories have decided to postpone the March 11 event out of an abundance of caution. All ticket sales shall be honored when new date is announced! Thank you for understanding.
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.
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.
The Philadelphia Shooting Victims Dashboard is a project of The Initiative for Better Gun Violence Reporting, a nonprofit whose mission is to “inform a new set of best practices for journalists reporting on gun violence.”
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.
We’re incredibly proud of what we have accomplished this fall but even more grateful to everyone who has made it possible. Every donor, partner, presenter, volunteer, participant and attendee has given more than we could ever return. But on the bottom line we are just breaking even.
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.
The inaugural Better Gun Violence Reporting Summit will be hosted by Errin Haines, The Associated Press’ National Writer on Race and Ethnicity.
Fifteen Philadelphia journalists were invited to spend a day with 30 residents from the core communities impacted by gun violence in the city, most of whom had lost several loved ones.
Community activists; young people from the inner city; mothers of children killed by guns; and reporters from television, online, and print news outlets gathered to talk about how better to cover gun violence in the city and share commonsense solutions.
This event has been created to bring together members of the community impacted by gun violence in Philadelphia with journalists who play some role in coverage of the issue.