The Philadelphia Center for Gun Violence Reporting will recruit and train community members to produce stories from their neighborhoods about the experience of living with gun violence, as well as identifying its root causes and potential solutions.
The Initiative for Better Gun Violence Reporting will create a new Center for Gun Violence Reporting in Philadelphia that focuses on preventing shootings and saving lives by changing the narrative …
Six months have now passed since we hosted the inaugural Better Gun Violence Reporting Summit in Philadelphia.
We’re even more grateful now to the Reynolds Journalism Institute at the University of Missouri because IBGVR founder Jim MacMillan has been invited to extend his fellowship for another six months.
Prompted by mothers who lost children to gun violence, several Philadelphia new organizations began sharing resource lists when reporting on shootings last fall and now CBS Philadelphia has joined the movement.
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.
The Social Innovations Journal recently published “Leadership Profile of Jim MacMillan: Humble Leadership in Gun Violence Reporting.” Author Linda Fontanilla is a Doctor of Nursing Practice nurse anesthesia student at the University of Pennsylvania, a former Army nurse with one combat deployment and current service director of Action Tank, which was a partner in the Better Gun Violence Reporting Summit.
Big congratulations and best wishes to Errin Haines in her exciting new role as Editor-at-large for The 19th! We’re still feeling honored and grateful for Errin bringing her knowledge and talents to host #BGVR2019: our inaugural Better Gun Violence Reporting Summit last fall in Philadelphia.
IBGVR founder Jim MacMillan was invited to make a lunch-hour presentation on “Best Practices for Journalists Covering Gun Violence,” during a convening near Washington last month of an expert panel addressing the current gap in firearms data.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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?