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June 28, 2021

What are the best practices for reporting on gun violence and prevention? Who are the best sources? What does the research tell us? We will offer prompts to begin the conversation each day but we really want to hear what’s on your mind. Just complete the form and watch for an email invitation.

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Progress report: The Philadelphia Center for Gun Violence Reporting is one year old today

June 23, 2021

This is no time to celebrate. Gun violence is raging in Philadelphia and many American cities with no end in sight. But today marks one year since launching the Philadelphia Center for Gun Violence Reporting, we owe you an update and we are pleased to report that progress is good in terms of hitting our strategic goals, especially while working our way through the pandemic and related challenges. Read More

Community Conversations and Speed Networking

June 19, 2021

Fifteen Philadelphia-based 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. The gathering was convened by The Initiative for Better Gun Violence Reporting in a first step toward informing a new set of best practices for journalists covering the issue and exploring the impact of news coverage on levels of violence. Read More

Here’s what you can do

June 19, 2021

What if changing the way journalists and news organizations report on gun violence could prevent shootings and save lives? To help us find out, please consider supporting The Initiative for Better Gun Violence Reporting. Read More

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