Knowledge Base

Video Introduction:

This playlist includes 16 videos with a total running time of 45 minutes, and includes some of the videos produced by the Gun Crisis Reporting Project, others in which we collaborated with national and international news organizations, and one lightning talk explaining our mission and strategy. A complete list of #GunCrisis video productions is available at the bottom of this page.

This page contains nearly every #GunCrisis post, sorted by category, with the exception of incident reports, which now number greater than 1,500.

Use the search window at the bottom of this page or in the left column to search for individual incidents reported since March, 2012.

Other posts have been omitted to reduce redundancy, and sometimes for linking to external content which is no longer available, but please let us know if you have links which you think we should include.

Within each category below, the most recent links are at the top of the list.

Knowledge Base Contents:

• The State of Gun Violence in Philadelphia
• Philadelphia Gun Violence in National Context
• Intervention Programs
• Community Response
• Social Media Response
• Leaders
• Feature Reports
• Artists Respond to Gun Violence
• #GunCrisis Monthly Newsletters
• Solution of the Day
• Photojournalism
• Essential #GunCrisis Maps
• #GunCrisis Sandy Hook Reports
• National Incident Summaries
• #GunCrisis Community Participation
• Media coverage of Gun Crisis Reporting Project
• Professional Honors
• Community Honors
#GunCrisis Project Status Reports
#GunCrisis Video Index

 

The State of Gun Violence in Philadelphia:

2014:

• Philadelphia shooting victim analysis for September, 2014
• Shootings spike during September in Philadelphia; still down from last year’s pace
• Thousands shot to death in Philadelphia since September 11th
• More fatal shootings reported during August in Philadelphia
• Philadelphia homicides back on pace with last year
• Year-to-date shooting victim total on decline through July in Philadelphia
• Multiple-victim incidents dominate Philadelphia gun violence summary for July
• One third of Philadelphia shooting victims arrived at hospitals in private vehicles or on foot during July
• Police data: Homicides spiked by 33 percent last month (July)
• Fewer shooting victims reported during June in Philadelphia
• Philadelphia keeps pace with last year’s homicide reductions through first six months of 2014
• Shootings spike during May in Philadelphia; still behind last year’s pace
• Five women shot during past two weeks in Philadelphia
• Temple University alerts community to latest shooting as gun violence persists around city campuses
• Philadelphia homicides near pace with last year after first 20 weeks of 2014
• Philadelphia shooting totals climb in recent months; still behind previous years
• Philadelphia shooting victim report: March 2014
• First quarter homicides up 13 percent in Philadelphia
• Annual murder and shooting analysis released; outlines great progress and vast challenges in Philadelphia
• Gun violence persists while other violent crimes decline this year in Philadelphia
• Fewer shooting victims reported each month this winter in Philadelphia
• More than 500 gunpoint robberies reported in Philadelphia in 2014 (as of March)
• Fourteen women and girls shot in Philadelphia so far in 2014
• Sporadic gun violence outbreaks define first week of February in Philadelphia
• Shooting deaths climb in January
• Friday’s outbreak fuels January spike in Philadelphia homicides

2013:

• Sunday Inquirer reports dramatic drop in Philadelphia homicides
• #GunCrisis: October incident review
• Gun violence leaves scores of victims across Philadelphia in May
• More than 90 people were wounded or killed as gun violence spiked across Philadelphia in April
• Gunfire kills at least 17 people and wounds more than 50 during January in Philadelphia
• More than 100 people were shot in Philadelphia during December

2012:

• Christmas gun violence incidents reported across Philadelphia
• Monthly shooting victim tally plummets during November in Philadelphia
• October in Philadelphia: Men and women wounded and killed in more than 100 shooting incidents
• Nearly 100 people shot in Philadelphia during September
• Where’s the memorial? Philadelphia shooting deaths since 9/11 now exceed toll of the terrorist attacks
• At least 140 people shot during August in Philadelphia
• More than 100 people shot in Philadelphia in four weeks since the Colorado theater shooting
• At least 55 people shot in Philadelphia in two weeks since Aurora
• Commissioner Ramsey on the scale of the gun crisis in Philadelphia
• Study by Center for American Progress reveals economic toll of gun violence
• Police stats confirm shootings and homicides on the rise this year in Philadelphia
• Sorted by age of victim: Murders in Philadelphia 1988-2011
• 1980-2008: Most US murders were intraracial
• Poll: 75% of Philadelphians call crime problem serious to very serious; up from 64% last year
• Firearms: Weapon of choice in Philadelphia
• Firearms used in most Philadelphia homicides

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Philadelphia Gun Violence in National Context:

2014:

• Philadelphia stays ahead of Chicago’s homicide rate through first 26 weeks of 2014
• Latest FBI data puts 2013 murder reductions in context
• Philadelphia still suffering higher homicide rate than largest cities, but also showing greater progress

2013:

• Homicides drop sharply in Philadelphia and New York, but unequal rates persist
• New York responds to violent outbreak while Philadelphia suffers four times as much
• Eleven dead, 80 wounded by gunfire in Philadelphia during one month period since Boston bombing news
• Philadelphia Commissioner Ramsey: We have a Sandy Hook happening all the time

2012:

• Philadelphia is “behind the curve” on implementing innovative gun violence solutions
• Report: Philadelphia stands out as most violent city
• 2012 U.S. Peace Index Highlights America’s Most and Least Peaceful States and Cities — and the cost of violence

 

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Intervention Programs:

2014:

• Criminologist David Kennedy speaks at Cost of Violence Conference
• Cost of Violence conference concludes with straight talk
• Second annual Cost of Violence Conference focuses on results
• Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia introduces new Violence Prevention Initiative

2013:

• Sunday Inquirer reports dramatic drop in Philadelphia homicides
• Focusing on Focused Deterrence
• Dramatic drop in South Philadelphia gun violence attributed to city’s Focused Deterrence program
• Working on ways to prevent gun violence
• Video: Can violence be cured? Epidemiologist Gary Slutkin presents evidence at TedMed
• Discussing strategies to fight crime in Philadelphia
• Mayors group honors Philadelphia for reducing shootings with GunStat program
• The Cost of Violence National Conference convenes in Philadelphia
• Dozens gathered for discussion of grassroots gun violence solutions in Southwest Philadelphia
• Emergency room makes compelling classroom for students seeking solutions to gun violence
• CNN: Cradle to Grave program at Temple University Hospital illustrates realities of youth violence

2012:

• Thinking for a Change in Philadelphia
• Peace Day Philly 2012: What can you do?
• Don’t Shoot: David Kennedy on ending inner-city violence
• Video: Violence Prevention – Policy and Practice
• Youth Violence, with a Public Health Frame
• Youth Violence: The Public Health Perspective

 

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Community Response

2014:

Community events this weekend
Rally at LOVE Park
Prayer vigil to end gun violence
Communities coming out to stop the violence
Public safety tour to address the recent gun violence in Hawthorne
Terrance ‘T-Bird’ Cox remembered at vigil
Devin Bullock remembered
Vigil illuminates lives lost as well as progress in Philadelphia
Vigil in Chester County
Communities gathering to address gun violence in Philadelphia
Ceremony remembers slain Philadelphia Police Officer John Pawlowski
Reward, surveillance video and memorial site follow Amber Long murder
Mothers In Charge holding ‘Welcome Home’ press conference and celebration
Checking in with Mothers in Charge

2013:

• Mothers in Charge founder Dorothy Johnson-Speight named Citizen of the Year by the Philadelphia Inquirer
• Join the Hands Across Philadelphia Rally Against Gun Violence
• Peace Day Philly events are underway
• This weekend: Remember Officer Moses Walker, Jr., and join the Walk for Peace
• Philadelphia Police lead National Night Out events across the city Tuesday night
• Sunday afternoon: Vigil planned at West Philadelphia murder scene
• Temple University hosts presentation with visiting South African photojournalist
• Visiting photojournalist Nidaa Husain examines impact of gun violence in Philadelphia
• Weekend peace plan: Gun violence reduction and community events happening across the city
• Quiet night follows ‘A Game of Peace’
• Philadelphia CeaseFire teaming up with residents for ‘A Game of Peace’ Basketball Tournament
• Mourning the recent death of Montel Royster
• Thank you for supporting the Gun Crisis Reporting Project
• Families come together to remember couple killed this time last year
• Cost of Violence National Conference on Violence Prevention and Behavioral Health
• Tears flow at memorial service for homicide victims Thursday night in Downingtown
• Sandy Hook and Beyond: Breaking News, Trauma and Aftermath
• Family gathers to remember shooting victim Adrian Abad Zamora
• Loved ones gather to remember shooting victim Stacey Berry
• Good Friday vigil calls for end to gun violence
• Addressing gun violence: This week in Philadelphia
• Memorial of the Lost coming to Vernon Park in Germantown
• Good Friday vigil planned to call for action to end gun violence
• Philadelphia faith community responds to “rising tide of gun violence” and recent shooting in West Philadelphia
• Tonight in Media, PA: Guns in America after Sandy Hook
• Vigil and arrests come one day after the shooting death of West Philadelphia community leader Gregory Scott
• Shooting victim says politicians can’t end gun violence alone
• Addressing Gun Violence in Philadelphia — A Conversation & Exploration

2012:

• Across the river: Crosses stand for homicide victims in Camden, NJ
• National Conference on Black on Black Violence
• Sunday in Point Breeze: Public witness against gun violence
• Radio Times: Four-part series on gun violence in Philadelphia
• Observe Peace Day Philly today
• Peace Day gun violence vigil at West Philadelphia homicide scenes
• Peace Day panel to discuss violence, trauma and community health in Philadelphia
• Friday evening: Councilman Johnson to Lead “Peace Not Guns” Rally and March
• Community comes together to mourn a shooting death Saturday afternoon in Kensignton
• Photos: Neighbors come out to pay their respects at procession for Philadelphia Police Officer Walker
• Peace ‘N Philly Bookbag Extravaganza
• Get moving: The Philly Stand Up “Be the Change” Youth Walk is meeting at LOVE Park
• First Annual Community Peace Festival Saturday in the Cobbs Creek section of Philadelphia
• Hands for Peace across Southwest Philadelphia and Yeadon Saturday morning
• Officer Walker’s mother leads peace walk after losing her second son to gun violence
• National Night Out with Philadelphia Ceasefire
• Vigil against gun violence today at scene of last week’s double teen murder in Overbrook Park
• #Peace’NPhilly Rally to Stop the Violence in LOVE Park
• Thursday: Stop the Violence Town Hall Meeting
• Philadelphia singers, songwriters and producers collaborate on a call to action to stop the violence
• Sunday: West Philly vigil and march against violence
• Love Park vigil honors slain teen and her wounded girlfriend after Texas shooting last week
• A Philly Teen’s Letter About Life in a Violent City Is Hand-Delivered to President Obama
• Cease hostilities with Peace Day Philly
• Philadelphia CeaseFire: Reaching out in North Philly
• Photos: Philadelphia Anti-violence groups gather at Sparks Street murder scene
• Philadelphia Coalition for Victim Advocacy annual candle lighting ceremony
• A Vigil to Remember Philadelphia’s Homicide Victims of 2011
• Experts: On keeping kids safe from guns at home
• A march in Fairhill remembers two victims of violence
• King Day Walk for Peace
• 100 march against violence in North Philadelphia
• Funeral for shooting victims
• Philadelphia Daily News: Teens map symptoms to find cures for city’s violence
• Philly Midnight Motorcycle Run for Peace

 

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Social Media Response:

2014:

• Community speaking out after murder of 15-year-old Aisha Abdur Rhaman
• New #Handbags4Peace campaign spreads online; women take to the street
• Caller: “You can’t even pay respect to your friends without somebody killing you.”
• Philly DA’s office uses Twitter to tell story of witness intimidation case
• Philadelphia Police lead social media campaign and blood drive for wounded Officer Edward Davies
• Live discussion from #CoveringGuns
• Compiled videos: Panic on the Parkway
• We’re listening: What happened on the Parkway Thursday night?
• Twitter, YouTube users report gunfire during “Welcome America” fireworks

2013:

• Updated: Social media content shared following Capitol shooting incident
• Philadelphia asks: Firecrackers or gunfire?
• Neighbors speak out on social media after quadruple shooting in Southwest Philadelphia
• Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams wants your help
• Community reaction: Three teens wounded in incident outside Overbrook High School; one dies
• We’re looking at you! Keep the conversation going on gun violence reduction in 2013
• Been affected by gun violence? Raise your voice — and share your story with our community

2012:

• #RIP is not enough: Support the #phillypeaceplan
• Twitter community expressing condolences after death of Plymouth Township Police Officer Brad Fox
• Police Commissioner Ramsey tweets National Night Out in Philadelphia
• Philly Social Media Buzzes with Talk of Guns
• Philadelphia residents react to recent gun violence
• Go to the source: Philadelphia reacts to weekend violence
• Philadelphia: Crying for help
• Trending on twitter today: #InPhillyYouGetShot
• Philly gunfire reports via Twitter
• Philadelphia residents use social media in response to gunfire
• Tweets reflect the gun crisis in Philadelphia

 

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Leaders:

• Philadelphia Mayor Nutter to press club: ‘Show dead Americans’
• Video: Mayors Landrieu and Nutter address gun violence at National Press Club lunch
• Philadelphia leaders demand background checks
• Chester County leaders call for action as polls show sweeping support for universal background checks
• Philadelphia Police Commissioner Ramsey: ‘Banning assault weapons, by itself, will not solve the problem’
• Mayor Nutter: ‘Public sentiment is shifting’
• Commissioner Ramsey: ‘If more guns made our society safer, then we should be the safest country in the world’
• Biden talks gun safety in Philadelphia
• Pennsylvania Attorney General Kane closes “Florida Gun Loophole”
• President Obama Speaks on Preventing Gun Violence
• President Obama’s Weekly Address: Now Is The Time to Take Action Against Gun Violence
• Philadelphia Mayor Nutter promotes “Sandy Hook Principles”
• WhiteHouse.gov: Now is the the time
2012:

• Key Takeaways From the City’s Roundtable Discussion on Reducing Gun Violence
• Philadelphia DA Williams: “I want to have the right people in prison.”
• Ramsey on gun violence: “This is a crisis”
• Mayor Nutter: “Got a Gun, Go to Jail”

 

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Feature Reports:

• Do Violent Lyrics Make People Violent?
• Guns on Facebook

2013:

• City leaders call on community to stem gun violence, but little media recognition follows as rates fall
• Postscript: Mercy at sentencing helps two families with healing process.
• Checking in on Camden — on the path to fewer homicides in 2013
• #GunCrisis partner Tara Murtha reflects on #CoveringGuns workshop
• Google Trends show US interest in guns and gun violence at post-Newtown lows
• Officials consider relationship between weather and reduced rate of homicide
• Report calculates economic cost of US gun violence
• Notable Quotables on Gun Violence in Philadelphia
• The most important risk associated with guns and mental illness is suicide
• Wired: How will history judge our response to gun violence?
• American Anthropological Association says “U.S. government seems to be actively impeding” research on guns and public health
• This American Life: Comparing war trauma with urban violence in Philadelphia
• Fagone: 5 things I’ve learned about guns

2012:

• Pine box delivery in North Philadelphia
• Study: Mass shootings follow fearful public mood
• News release: UC Davis study finds stray bullet shootings frequently harm women and children
• Homicides most often committed with handguns

 

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Artists Respond to Gun Violence:

• Forging peace by turning guns into garden tools
• Closing reception and performances planned for One Year art exhibit
• In Philadelphia: 12,000 chalk outlines represent annual toll of US gun homicides
• Gun violence awareness flash mob
• Artists produce sculptures for every Philadelphia homicide victim
• Saturday: Considering Harm exhibit opens in Philadelphia
• Crosses stand for homicide victims in Philadelphia and Camden, NJ
• Realizing peace through art and dialogue
• Honoring each Philadelphia homicide victim with art

 

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#GunCrisis Monthly Newsletters:

• #GunCrisis Monthly: August, 2014
• #GunCrisis Monthly: July, 2014
• #GunCrisis Monthly: June, 2014
• #GunCrisis Monthly: May, 2014
• #GunCrisis Monthly: March, 2014
• #GunCrisis Monthly: February, 2014
• #GunCrisis Monthly: January, 2014
• #GunCrisis Philadelphia Monthly: December, 2013
• #GunCrisis Philadelphia Monthly: November, 2013
• #GunCrisis: Philadelphia newsletter for January, 2013

 

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Solution of the Day:

In the period following the Sand Hook shooting, we found a great volume of news reports considering solutions to gun violence, and we started blogging them daily while they lasted. Post are not intended as endorsements of every measure, but for consideration for the the pursuit of solutions.

• Recommendations from pediatric professionals
• Mandatory stolen-gun reporting
• Crowdsourcing surveillance cameras
• Measures recommended by the New England Journal of Medicine to prevent gun deaths in children
• Universities declare: “The time has come” to confront gun violence in the US
• Physicians resolve to focus on gun violence as a public health issue
• Bloomberg’s three-point plan
• Strategic planning
• Sidestepping the political quagmire
• NBA legend Isiah Thomas supports Peace Basketball Tournament in Chicago
• Understanding that solutions need not conflict with rights
• Understanding the full range of impact
• A comprehensive anti-gang strategy
• Flipping the script in NOLA
• Focus on what works
• A seat at the table
• Mandatory gun liability insurance
• The Walking-Around Security Administration
• Take to the streets
• Support the #phillypeaceplan
• Keep us informed
• Cure Violence
• Call on the candidates
• Funding Philadelphia CeaseFire
• Taxing guns
• Leadership, common goals and tracking progress
• Code Red
• Ask the young people who live with violence
• Holistic response
• Making federal cases on gun arrests
• Spreading stray bullet risk awareness
• Put guns used in crimes on public display
• Protect Children
• Occupy the Corner
• “You need something big and solid”
• Fusion centers
• Trauma-informed practice and getting everyone to the table
• Replicable, scalable low-cost violence prevention programs
• A wide mobilization of mental health resources
• Apply government purchasing power to make gun manufacturers change their behavior
• Volunteer Town Watches
• Exchange toy guns for books
• Participatory Justice
• Disrupting violence with text messages
• Fix the National Background Check System
• Target illegal firearms traffickers with existing narcotics prosecution resources
• Improved Academic, Career, and Technical Training in Juvenile Justice System
• Fight the bull
• Close the Gun Show Loophole
• Greening vacant urban spaces
• Target gun violence as a social disease
• Show up to court
• Heal Hurt People
• Focus on the small number of most violent individuals
• Persistence
• Tucson survivors demand a plan
• Match youth counseling with sports training
• Build Trust between Cops and Kids
• Speak Up!
• Ban high-capacity magazines
• Extend background checks to all gun sales
• Demand responsible media coverage
• Demand specific solutions from both Presidential candidates
• Monitoring of ammunition and military equipment purchases
• Homeland Security Gives Pointers On Surviving Shooting Sprees
• Kristof advocates for public health alternatives
• National unity
• Searching for solutions to gun violence
• Imagine if guns had more value when melted
• Ohh Shoot: Targeting unintentional shootings for prevention
• Experts: On keeping kids safe from guns at home

 

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Photojournalism:

• Looking back at 2013: Images of gun violence in Philadelphia
• Grim look back: Images from 2012

 

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Essential #GunCrisis Maps:

2014:

18 shooting victims reported in Philadelphia during Labor Day weekend
Two dead and ten wounded in nine shooting incidents reported Tuesday in Philadelphia
21 shooting victims reported in Philadelphia during first three days of May
Violent outbreak continues with eight people shot Sunday in Philadelphia
31 days in 31 seconds: December, 2013 gunshot victim reports from Philadelphia

2013:

89 shooting victims reported in Philadelphia during November
24 shootings victims during holiday weekend in Philadelphia
Mapped: Wave of gun violence persists Tuesday night in Philadelphia
Shooters wound 96 during June in Philadelphia; at least 14 have died
Mapped: Holiday weekend shooting victims reported across Philadelphia

2012:

3,084 homicides in Philadelphia from January 1, 2006 through yesterday
Weekend gun violence leaves two dead and ten wounded, four critically, across Philadelphia
Shootings along Somerset
At least 14 people were wounded or killed in weekend shootings across Philadelphia
At least ten people wounded in weekend shootings across Philadelphia
Philadelphia homicide map

 

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#GunCrisis Sandy Hook Reports:

• Christmas night in Sandy Hook
• Newtown: One week later
• Silent remembrance in Philadelphia
• Mourning day and night in Newtown
• Memorials continue for Sandy Hook mass shooting victims
• President Obama Speaks on Preventing Gun Violence
• Mourning across Newtown
• Visitors gather at memorials around Newtown mass shooting scene
• Elementary school children plead: “Put the guns down, put the guns down” in new music video
• In Pennsylvania, another Newtown remembers shooting victims
• Saturday Night Live tribute to the shooting victims in Newtown
• President Obama speaks in Newtown, Connecticut
• New group forms in Philadelphia to protest against gun violence
• President Obama recognizes “countless street corners” in Philadelphia on his short list of tragic shooting scenes in 2012
• Philadelphia region responds with vigils after Connecticut school shooting
• Compiled: Expert guidance on talking to children about mass shootings
• Media reporting 27 dead in Connecticut elementary school

 

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National Incident Summaries:

• Children killed and wounded across US as shootings continue in 2014
• School shootings spike across the US in January, including three incidents in the Philadelphia region

2013:

• Compiled: Christmas shooting victims reported across the US
• Media reports: Five law enforcement officers shot Thursday
• Gun violence takes brutal toll on youngest victims across US in November
• Lockdowns reported in three states Monday; unlike Philadelphia
• Gun violence kills and wounds more children across the US
• Latest reports: Children killed and wounded by gunfire across the US
• This month: Children wounded and killed by gunfire across the US
• Stray bullets wound dozens across the US

2012:

• Children wounded and killed by gunfire across the US in December
• #GunCrisis National Updates: Bystanders, children and police officers wounded and killed across the US
• #GunCrisis national updates: Child, police and bystander shooting victims dominate headlines
• Seven police officers shot to death over the last four weeks in the US; 10 more wounded by gunfire
• Gunfire intrudes on daily life across the US
• #GunCrisis: More children and teens among victims in recent headlines
• Holiday gun violence around the US: Children, police officers among victims
• Stray bullets bring death and mayhem across US this week
• Murdered by mistake: Reports from across the US

 

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#GunCrisis Community Participation:

The staff of the Gun Crisis Reporting Project has planned, participated, partnered or presented in numerous civic and educational events:

• #PhilaCrimeSummit: Day Two
• #PhilaCrimeSummit: Continuing Thursday
• Help to reduce gun violence in Philadelphia, starting Wednesday
• Join the discussion next week: Building a Philadelphia Public Safety Agenda
• Envisioning Peace in Philadelphia
• Philly Police Wordless Wednesday: Saying Goodbye to Police Officer Moses Walker Jr
• Full house gathers for #GunCrisis round table on community and media today at City Hall
• Next #GunCrisis roundtable at City Hall: Opening up a dialogue between communities and the media
• ICYMI: #GunCrisis roundtable on gun violence solutions at Philadelphia City Council
• Seeking solutions: #GunCrisis roundtable with the Philadelphia City Council

The staff of the Gun Crisis Reporting Project has also presented to audiences at the University of Pennsylvania, Temple University, Swarthmore College, Haverford College and Community College of Pennsylvania.

 

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Media coverage of Gun Crisis Reporting Project:

• CNN: CNN checks in with #GunCrisis: Philadelphia
• OWN: Our America with Lisa Ling: Chronicling the Gun Crisis in Philadelphia
• Fast Company co.exist: #GunCrisis: Citizen Journalism For A Violent Epidemic
• Australian Broadcasting Corporation: The struggle to stem gun violence in Philadelphia
• ITN: The day to day killings
• MSNBC: #GunCrisis: A mission to stop gun violence in Philadelphia
• The Guardian: What I discovered when I got a gun
• Studio SPJ with Jim MacMillan
• The American Scholar: Killadelphia
• Swarthmore College Bulletin: The Cost of Murder
• The Clerk, at Haverford College: A new look on gun violence
• The Daily Gazette: Peace Studies and Action Course Partners with GunCrisis.org
• The Daily Pennsylvanian: Efforts to stop Philadelphia gun violence abound
• Groundswell: Bearing Witness and Becoming a Source
• The Philadelphia Inquirer: Seeing cure for violence
• Philadelphia Weekly: How Two Photojournalists Are Taking on the City’s Gun Crisis
• Philadelphia Daily News: GunCrisis.org discusses ideas to tackle violence with City Council
• Philadelphia Metro: When reporters get it wrong: Gun Crisis News gives citizens a say
• Nieman Journalism Lab: Some of Spark Camp’s big ideas to watch in 2013
• The Philly Post: Philadelphia Journalism That Mattered in 2012
• Groundswell: A Solutions Journalism Response to Gun Violence
• Philadelphia Metro: Jim MacMillan: Swarthmore-based journalist addresses nation’s gun crisis
• The Philadelphia Tribune: Forum aims to stem gun violence
• WHYY Radio Times: Responding to gun violence in Philadelphia and Wilmington
• CBS Philly: Photojournalists Share Ideas To Help Fight Gun Violence
• NewsWorks.org: Council looks at Philly gun violence from unique perspective
• Generocity.org: New Website GunCrisis.org Seeks to Fill in Gaps of Reporting on Homicide by Gunfire in Philly

Professional Honors:

• National Press Photographers Association: New honors mark first anniversary for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project
•Pennsylvania Associated Press Managing Editors: More reporting honors follow the #GunCrisis team
• Pennsylvania Newspaper Association: Tara Murtha three-peats as state’s Distinguished Writer
• S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse U: More reporting honors for Murtha

 

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Community Honors:

• Philadelphia CeaseFire: Deepest Appreciation
• Mothers in Charge: Partners in Peace
• Philly Geek Awards: #GunCrisis social media campaign honored

 

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#GunCrisis Project Status Reports:

• Designing #GunCrisis 2.0
• Reflecting on GunCrisis.org in 2013
• Status report: The Gun Crisis Reporting Project at 15 months
• One year later: On the street with the Gun Crisis Reporting Project
• Thankful for your support
• Status report and feedback request
• The #GunCrisis project: Growing the team and going full-time
• #GunCrisis project update: June, 2012
• Project Update: The first two weeks
• First impressions

 

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#GunCrisis Video Index

This list includes videos we produced as well as reports on which we partnered with local, national and international news organizations

• Cost of Violence conference concludes with straight talk — and songs of joy
• Criminologist David Kennedy keynotes Cost of Violence Conference
• Mothers in Charge second annual Cost of Violence National Conference convenes in Philadelphia
• Remembering Devin Bullock
• Two 11-year-olds, nine others among Philadelphia shooting victims this weekend
• Philadelphia shooting victims: January, 2014
• 31 days in 31 seconds: December, 2013 gunshot victim reports from Philadelphia
• Compiled videos: Panic on the Parkway
• Australia’s ABC News reports on the struggle to stem gun violence in Philadelphia
• In Philadelphia: 12,000 chalk outlines represent annual toll of US gun homicides
• Philadelphia Commissioner Ramsey: We have a Sandy Hook happening all the time
• The Cost of Violence National Conference: Day One
• ITN: Swat teams tackle gun violence in Philadelphia
• ITN: On the streets in Philadelphia as police fight gun crime
• Remembering Chino Sanchez
• Mourning across Newtown
• Newtown, PA, holds vigil for Connecticut shooting victims
• Daylight murder in South Philadelphia
• Four shootings in four hours Tuesday night in Philadelphia
• Sizable reduction in shooting victims noted during November in Philadelphia
• Weekend gun violence leaves seven dead and eight wounded across Philadelphia
• Six dead and four wounded in 24-hour gunfire outbreak in Philadelphia
• Multiple shootings and women wounded during October in Philadelphia
• Two dead, three critical and five more wounded by gunfire Thursday night across Philadelphia
• Monday: Three dead, three wounded in Philadelphia shootings
• Motorcycle procession honors fallen Plymouth Township Police Officer Brad Fox
• Photos: Procession for Philadelphia Police Officer Moses Walker, Jr.
• Solemn procession for Philadelphia Police Officer Moses Walker, Jr.
• Driver wounded in police-involved shooting
• Officer Walker’s mother leads peace walk after losing her second son to gun violence
• Philadelphia: Investigators turn up the heat on cop killers with surveillance video and large reward
• More than 100 people shot in Philadelphia in four weeks since the Colorado theater shooting
• Four people shot in one Philadelphia police district Monday night
• National Night Out with Philadelphia Ceasefire
• Police Commissioner Ramsey tweets National Night Out in Philadelphia
• At least 55 people shot in Philadelphia in two weeks since Aurora
• Police suspect son of shooting father Wednesday night in Philadelphia
• Teen brothers shot to death: Updates and more photos
• Limo driver shot to death in his car
• Babies in the crossfire
• Shootings leave one dead, one critical and four more wounded in Philadelphia
• Thinking for a Change in Philadelphia
• Toddler wounded by gunfire in Philadelphia, for the second night in a row
• GunCrisis: Philadelphia shooting report for June 1, 2012
• Philadelphia homicide map
• Million Hoodie March: Philadelphia
• Police shoot robbery suspect
• GunCrisis.org: Seeking solutions to the epidemic of homicide by gunfire in Philadelphia
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