A mom complains about gun violence stories. Philly journalists respond with resources


Within days of the Better Gun Violence Reporting Summit, Billy Penn reporter Michaela Winberg pulled together a list of counseling agencies and other services for survivors and families, and it has already been updated several times. Both Billy Penn and its parent organization, WHYY public media, will publish the link when reporting on community gun violence. They are also encouraging other news organizations to “pull from it as they see fit.”

In addition, Resolve Philadelphia — a nonprofit local media collaborative — enhanced the list, producing a spreadsheet as well as a printer-friendly version, to help those in need “take action or find comfort.” They also included a form to submit additional resources.

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