New research shows journalistic support for Restorative Narrative

A new study conducted by three professors from around the country has found that journalists are telling stories within the Restorative Narrative framework and have favorable attitudes toward the genre. The study used data from a sample of more than 1,300 daily newspaper journalists in the U.S. and explored their familiarity with and attitude towardContinue reading “New research shows journalistic support for Restorative Narrative”

10 tips for media practitioners covering tragedies & Restorative Narratives

What do communities need from media in the aftermath of tragedy? We explored this question at length during ivoh’s Restorative Narrative Colloquium and Retreat last weekend. The event brought together a group of about 40 media practitioners, educators, psychologists, and others interested in the impact that Restorative Narratives can have on people and communities. OneContinue reading “10 tips for media practitioners covering tragedies & Restorative Narratives”

Orlando Sentinel focuses on community healing in wake of tragedy

The Orlando Sentinel is taking an unconventional approach to today’s front page in the wake of the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history. Instead of featuring a news article about the casualties, the Sentinel published a front-page editorial that looks at how the local community is coming together to remember those affected by a tragedy that killed 49 people andContinue reading “Orlando Sentinel focuses on community healing in wake of tragedy”