Six months have now passed since we hosted the inaugural Better Gun Violence Reporting Summit in Philadelphia.
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.
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.