Live now: Free GunCrisis app for the iPhone & iPad

Get alerts on your iPhone or iPad whenever there’s an update at guncrisis.org by installing the new free Gun Crisis app. You can find it in the App Store by going to: http://ph.ly/GunCrisis_App Or, you can just type guncrisis.org into the Safari browser on your iPhone or iPad, and you will be invited to download…

Meet the staff

Jim MacMillan is an independent multimedia journalist and educator in Philadelphia. He was a Knight-Wallace Fellow at Michigan, an Ochberg Fellow with the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma — and presently teaches Peace and Conflict Journalism as the Journalist in Residence at Swarthmore College. Previously, he was the senior photographer at the Philadelphia Daily News…

Philadelphia homicide map

Only one homicide was reported in Philadelphia’s historic Old City in 2011. Thirty-three year old Scoey Potter was shot to death in March. But there were 318 people murdered across the city altogether. If you look back five, 10 or more than 20 years, it becomes difficult to deny the scope of the crisis. The…