Germantown Solutions: Jim MacMillan on Gun Violence Coverage

Nichole Currie
Jul 15, 2019 · 1 min read

“What if changing the way journalists cover gun violence could actually prevent shootings and save lives?”

This is a question posed by The Initiative for Better Gun Violence Reporting a project initiated by veteran journalist and educator Jim MacMillan. MacMillan, who is starting a fellowship at the Reynolds Journalism Institute, spent more than 16 years covering gun violence and spent years researching how gun violence reporting affects the public.

Nichole Currie of Germantown Solutions, a podcast series powered by the Germantown Info Hub, sat down with MacMillan to learn more about his research.

MacMillan will present his work at Germantown Behind the Headlines: Covering Gun Violence on Wednesday July 17th at 6:30pm. RSVP and details here.

Image: Courtesy of Twitter @JimMacMillan

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Germantown Info Hub is a free resource to share information and stories of and for residents of the Germantown neighborhood of Philadelphia. We are a collaboration between a community advisory group, students and faculty at Temple and Jefferson Universities, and media partners.