Covering Civic Unrest: A Peace Journalism Perspective
The unrest in Ferguson, Missouri has fueled a number of questions about how reporters should cover the violence there. Indeed, how to report about Ferguson (and future Fergusons) will be at the top of the agenda when I meet with reporters at The Kansas City Star newspaper on Friday. As I prepare for Friday's discussion, I have come up with a tip sheet for covering civic unrest. Of course, any suggestions or input…
Call for Papers—The Peace Journalist magazine
The Peace Journalist is a semi-annual publication of the Center for Global Peace Journalism at Park University in Parkville, Missouri.
The Peace Journalist is dedicated to disseminating news and information for and about teachers, students, and practitioners of peace and conflict sensitive journalism.
Submissions are welcome from all. For the October, 2014 edition of The Peace Journalist, we are…Continue
by Steven Youngblood, director, Center for Global Peace Journalism
Despite the challenges, journalists can be agents of change.
This important and encouraging message was the most critical take-away from the symposium, “Journalism for Change”, held last week in Mexico City. Sponsored by the NGO Ashoka, the symposium gathered influential Mexican and Latin American…Continue