In 2023, the Center for Global Peace Journalism is engaged in a project in Greece (Aristotle University Summer Journalism School and media conference), and is planning workshops in Northern Ireland, pending funding. The center’s director has won a Fulbright Scholarship, and will be teaching peace journalism and combating disinformation in Moldova from September 2023 to August 2024. As always, the center is producing two editions of “The Peace Journalist” magazine. The center will also continue its work with the War Stories Peace Stories initiative.
In 2022, the Center for Global Peace Journalism celebrated its 10th birthday with an anniversary symposium with PJ experts from eight countries. The center’s director conducted trainings for journalists in Ivory Coast and Nepal, and presented at the East West Center International Media Conference in Hawaii.
THE PEACE JOURNALIST MAGAZINE
What is Peace Journalism?
Peace Journalism is when editors and reporters make choices that improve the prospects for peace. These choices, including how to frame stories and carefully choosing which words are used, create an atmosphere conducive to peace and supportive of peace initiatives and peacemakers, without compromising the basic principles of good journalism. (Adapted from Lynch/McGoldrick, Peace Journalism). Peace Journalism gives peacemakers a voice while making peace initiatives and non-violent solutions more visible and viable.
To learn more about the basics of PJ, including some key principles and how PJ can be used in daily reporting, you can download our 2-page brochure, “Peace Journalism: An Introduction.”
About the Center for Global Peace Journalism
The Center for Global Peace Journalism at Park University promotes the concepts of peace and peace journalism.
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The Center offers a series of resources about peace journalism, including:
- Textbook-Peace Journalism Principles and Practices
- Case studies
- War Coverage
- Video and Audio
- Social Media