Media mentions: PCGVR in the news

07.12.24: Philly news stations use harmful tactics to report on firearm violence, studies say [Association of Health Care Journalists]

07.11.24: Getting started with a gun violence prevention beat [Reynolds Journalism Institute]

06.25.24: Research highlights need for public health approach in news reporting of gun violence [Editor & Publisher Magazine]

06.25.24: Research highlights need for public health approach in news reporting of gun violence [The Journalist’s Resource]

06.12.24: Why gun violence is a public health emergency [Association of Health Care Journalists]

06.07.24: What’s Going On: Better Gun Violence Reporting [iHeart Media]

06.03.24: ‘Minimizing harm:’ New toolkit provides best practices for reporting on gun violence [Association of Health Care Journalists]

06.03.23: Insight Spotlight: Remembering Joseph Emanuel Daniels III [iHeart Media]

05.28.24: Love & Life: Dr. Jessica Beard [WURD Radio via Facebook]

05.14.24: Could a Holistic Approach to Gun Violence Reporting Help Victims? [The Trace]

05.07.24: Two New Studies Led by Lewis Katz School of Medicine’s Dr. Jessica Beard More Closely Examine How Reports of Community Firearm Violence Are Framed on Local Television News in Philadelphia [Lewis Katz School of Medicine]

Winter/Spring 2024: Changing the Narrative of Gun Violence [Columbia College Today]

04.12.24: Insight Spotlight: Center for Gun Violence Reporting [iHeart Media]]

02.16.24: Gun violence reporting certification: What it is and why journalists should get it [Association of Health Care Journalists]

02.12.24: Video & highlights: Covering Firearm Violence — How journalists can reframe their reporting [National Press Club Journalism Institute]

02.12.24: Lehigh Professor to Study the Harms of Gun Violence Reporting [Lehigh University]

01.18.24: ‘Gun Violence Is A Human Story’: Advocates Appeal For Empathetic Reporting [National Press Foundation]

12.17.24: The Public Health Crisis of Gun Violence [CeaseFirePA]

12.06.23: Temple Health trauma surgeon receives federal grant to study media coverage of gun violence [WHYY]

11.28.23: NIH Grant Led by Lewis Katz School of Medicine’s Dr. Jessica Beard Will Examine Racial and Spatial Disparities in Harmful News Media Reporting on Community Firearm Violence [Temple Health]

11.07.23: Children who survive shootings endure huge health obstacles and costs [CNN]

10.29.23: The 150 Most Influential Philadelphians [Philadelphia Magazine via @PCGVR]

10.26.23: TNGV convenes accelerator workshop at Harvard Radcliffe Institute []

10.23.23: When Gun Violence Is in the News: Reporting on Tragedy, Mass Violence, and Police Shootings [John Jay College via YouTube] (PCGVR segment begins at 10:00.)

10.04.23: Announcing Our 2023-2025 Stoneleigh Emerging Leader Fellows [Stoneleigh Foundation]

09.24.23: Save Our Streets: The Survivors [FOX 29]

09.10.23: Amid gun violence crisis, Philadelphia may be safer than people think [Billy Penn]

09.06.23: Philly gun violence survivor overcomes his trauma, uplifts other victims [NBC10]

08.25.23: Meet the new winners of the Lenfest Next Generation Award [The Lenfest Institute]

08.03.23: How media reporting on firearm violence does more harm than good [It’s All Journalism]

06.19.23: Why Some Mass Shootings — And Their Victims — Go Uncounted [The Good Men Project]

06.13.23: Understanding the ‘public health’ approach is first step in effective reporting on firearm violence [Association of Health Care Journalists]

05.25.23: Curbing Gun Violence With a Public Health Approach [PBS VItals]

05.17.23: Why Some Mass Shootings — And Their Victims — Go Uncounted [Undark]

04.12.23: Evening WURDS: interview with our Director of Research Dr. Jessica Beard [WURD Radio via Facebook] (Segment begins at 30:00.)

04.03.23: Reframing Gun Violence: Wellbeing & Narrative Shift [Full Frame Initiative]

03.15.21: Changing the Narrative on Gun Violence Reporting in Philadelphia [CU Firearm Injury Prevention Initiative]

03.01.23: True Believers [Philadelphia Magazine]

02.28.23: From Sorrow to Solutions – Virtual Convening [New York Amsterdam News]

02.23.23: These Philadelphia Researchers Want Journalists to Tell Better Stories About Gun Violence [The Trace]

01.29.23: Changing the Way Media Reports on Gun Violence [Consider This on NPR] (Segment begins at 4:05.)

01.17.23: A new gun violence narrative [The Philadelphia Citizen]

01.10.23: ‘Like I’m a nobody’: Breaking news coverage of shootings is dehumanizing and delays progress, per new Temple study [Billy Penn]

01.09.23: Evening WURDS: interview with our Director of Research Dr. Jessica Beard [WURD Radio via Facebook] (Segment begins at 27:45.)

01.05.23: Save Our Streets: A Year of Hope [FOX 29] (Segment begins at 16:14.)

12.15.22: Credible Messenger Reporting Project uses art to shed light on gun violence in Philadelphia [FOX 29]

12.11.22: Addressing Philadelphia’s Gun Violence Epidemic [The Stoneleigh Foundation via YouTube]

12.07.22: Understanding American Gun Violence Part 2: How to solve the American gun epidemic [Temple Now]

12.07.22: Understanding American Gun Violence Part 1: The evolution of America’s relationship with firearms [Temple Now]

11.30.22: Gun Violence Reporting with Dr. Jessica Beard [Trauma Code]

11.28.22: Can journalism that centers community help stop shootings? PCGVR is betting on it [Billy Penn]

11.09.22: More meaningful coverage of firearm violence requires ‘radical empathy [Association of Health Care Journalists]

11.09.22: BAND-AID on a Bullet Wound [SoundCloud]

10.31.22: Fall summit speaker Jessica Beard targets more empathetic, ethical coverage of gun violence [Association of Health Care Journalists]

10.17.22: Changing the Way We Talk About Gun Violence [Temple University Faculty Herald]

10.05.22: How local news can help heal Philly’s gun violence crisis without harming communities [Billy Penn]

08.17.22: I was shot in the head as a child. It took 20 years, and other survivors, to heal [The Philadelphia Inquirer]

07.02.22: Why it’s time to rethink the ‘last place you’d expect a shooting’ narrative [All Things Considered]

06.15.22: STRONGER EVERY DAY [The Philadelphia Citizen]

06.06.22: At least 13 killed, dozens wounded in weekend mass shootings across U.S.: “Horrendous and unthinkable” [CBS Evening News]

06.04.22: Jim MacMillan Discusses Gun Violence Reporting [The Healthcare Policy Podcast]

05.26.22: ‘Love them, lead them’: Advocates say parents play a major role in stopping youth gun violence [WHYY]

04.18.22: Philadelphia’s ‘Devastating’ Surge in Gun Violence [The Trace]

04.19.22: Frequency of mass shootings in Philadelphia increased after start of COVID-19 pandemic [Philly Voice]

02.24.22: Humanity behind the headlines: Black men on surviving in Philly [WHYY]

01.19.22: Preventing Gun Violence Through Better Reporting [Philadelphia Ethical Society]

04.14.22: How The Trace Changed Reporting on Guns in America [Arnold Ventures]

04.13.22: Fewer police stats, more community engagement sought at Philly gun violence briefings [WHYY]

04.02.22: Stop doing ‘breaking news’ for more accurate gun violence coverage, panel says [Billy Penn]

12.08.21: Inquirer LIVE Health Report: Gun violence is soaring in Philadelphia [The Philadelphia Inquirer]

09.21.21: Flashpoint: Community relations and trust in media [KYW Newsradio]

09.08.21: Temple trauma surgeon earns fellowship aimed at curbing gun violence [Temple Now]

08.26.21: New Media Partnership [The Student Vanguard]

08.17.21: ‘Some of these killings are for the dumbest reasons’: What’s driving Philly’s bloody summer? [Pennsylvania Capital-Star]

07.29.21: Gun violence and community trauma in the Covid-19 pandemic [WHYY]

07.28.21: Dr. Jessica H. Beard – Trauma Surgeon, Changing the Narrative on Gun Violence [Narratives of North Broad Podcast]

07.26.21: Addressing Philadelphia’s gun violence crisis [Al Día News]


07.13.21: Gun Violence: A Public Health Crisis in Phila. – Jul 15 [PHENND]

06.03.21: Power moves: New appointments at Equal Measure, PCGVR, Reinvestment Fund, Inspira Health and Bestwork [Generocity]

06.02.21: Dr. Jessica H. Beard Named Stoneleigh Fellow and Philadelphia Center For Gun Violence Reporting‘s Director Of Research [The Stoneleigh Foundation]

06.02.21: Hidden Costs: Gun Violence, The Healthcare Aftermath, and Who Pays? [Love Now Media]

04.15.21: A Mass Shooting? Depends on the Source [Inside Sources]

04.06.21: Gun Violence News Summit [Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma]

03.30.21: 17 shot during weekend violence in Philadelphia; gun violence prevention organization works for change [6ABC]

03.28.21: Flashpoint: Responding to gun violence – more police and transparency [KYW Newsradio]

03.24.21: US saw estimated 4,000 extra murders in 2020 amid surge in daily gun violence [The Guardian]

03.18.21: Mayor Kenney’s new gun briefings must be more than police press conferences | Opinion [The Philadelphia Inquirer]

02.12.21: New Study Suggests Connection Between COVID-19 Shutdowns and Gun Violence in Philadelphia [Temple Update]

02.12.21: COVID-19 Containment Measures Linked to Increase in Firearm Violence [Columbia Public Health]

02.11.21: Temple study finds link between Philadelphia’s COVID lockdowns, rising gun violence [6ABC]

02.11.21: Where Shootings Doubled Post-Lockdown [The Trace]

02.11.21: ‘This is unprecedented’: Study finds link between COVID lockdowns and shootings in Philly [WHYY]

02.08.21: ‘Living in a warzone’: Philadelphians petition mayor to address resolution on gun violence [The Daily Pennsylvanian]

12.07.20: Reporting on gun violence needs the help of credible messengers, says PCGVR’s Jim MacMillan [Generocity]

10.28.20: When Does Murder Make The News? It Depends On The Victim’s Race [The Marshall Project]

10.28.20: What data can and can’t tell us about shooting deaths in Philadelphia [Technically Philly]

09.01.20: Can Community Journalists Disrupt Gun Violence in Philadelphia? [Nonprofit Quarterly]

08.24.20: Member Spotlight: Initiative for Better Gun Violence Reporting [CultureWorks]

08.04.20: Creating a new Center for Gun Violence Reporting in Philadelphia [PCGVR]

01.20.20: Leadership Profile of Jim MacMillan [Social Innovations Journal]

12.03.19: Former Temple administrator creates tool to track gun violence [The Temple News]

11.22.19: What Journalists Can Do To Report More Effectively — and Compassionately — on Gun Violence [Nieman Reports]

11.20.19: A mom complains about gun violence stories. Philly journalists respond with resources [Reynolds Journalism Institute]

11.20.19: Temple doctor working to change how mass shootings are perceived in urban areas [KYW Newsradio]

11.13.19: Here’s a list of resources to include when reporting on gun violence in Philly [Billy Penn]

11.12.19: Bias, Sensationalism Distort Media Coverage of Gun Violence, Conference Told [The Crime Report]

11.09.19: This new tool can help you understand Philly’s gun violence crisis [Billy Penn]

11.08.19: This tool uses open data to create a comprehensive look at gun violence in Philadelphia [Technically Philly]

10.28.20: What data can and can’t tell us about shooting deaths in Philadelphia [Technically Philly]

10.20.20: Study: Media’s Reporting on Gun Violence Does Not Reflect Reality [Penn Medicine News]

10.04.20: Making the news: Victim characteristics associated with media reporting on firearm injury [National Library of Medicine]

10.20.19: Can reporters prevent gun violence? This Philadelphia journalist wants to find out [Pennsylvania Capital-Star]

09.07.19: Why is gun violence in Philly ‘exploding’ when solutions exist? [The Philadelphia Inquirer]

07.22.19: Recap: Community Discussion on Media Coverage of Gun Violence in Germantown [Medium]

07.15.19: Germantown Solutions: Jim MacMillan on Gun Violence Coverage [Germantown Info Hub]

04.23.19: Trauma doctors treat mass gun violence in Philly [The Temple News]

04.15.19: Hospitals see Phila. version of violence [The Philadelphia Inquirer]

04.15.19: Gun violence in Philly: ‘An everyday mass shooting,’ Temple study finds [The Philadelphia Inquirer]

04.10.19: Philly sees the equivalent of a mass shooting every 3 months [Billy Penn]

04.02.19: This journalist will spend a year creating guidelines for America’s gun violence reporting [Billy Penn]

08.03.18: To understand Philly’s gun violence crisis, in-depth reporting is needed | Opinion [The Philadelphia Inquirer]