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American University hosts screening and panel
February 14, 2024

The School of Communication at American University in Washington hosted a screening of The Second Trauma, followed by a panel discussion with Logan Center director Yvonne Latty, assistant director Jim MacMillan and Oronde McClain of the Philadelphia Center for Gun Violence Reporting. REGISTRATION

If your organization would like to host a screening and panel discussion with our team, please leave a message at: thesecondtrauma.net.

Logan Center data editor presents during Love Data Week
February 13, 2024

Colin Evans, data editor at Temple University’s Logan Center for Urban Investigative Reporting, discussed how data journalists collect, analyze and visualize data, and how their findings provide tools for readers to advocate for their communities. He also discussed his work with students at the Logan Center and how data plays a role in the center’s investigative reporting.

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Film screening and panel featured at Crime Coverage Summit
January, 2024

Logan Center director Yvonne Latty and assistant director Jim MacMillan discussed better gun violence reporting on January 10 in Philadelphia during the Crime Coverage Summit organized by the Radio Television Digital News Association and National Press Foundation, with support from Arnold Ventures.

The panel followed a screening of our new documentary: The Second Trauma.

Logan Center invites neighbors to screening of “Murders that Matter”
November, 2023

Logan Center director Yvonne Latty, at left, interviewed filmmaker Marco Williams, center and Movita Johnson-Harrell after a screening of Murders That Matter at the Charles Library in Philadelphia in November.

The Logan Center marketed the free event to attract neighbors from impacted communities across Philadelphia.

Portraits of Philadelphia photo exhibition features Logan Center staffer
December, 2023

Logan Center assistant director Jim MacMillan, seen above, is featured alongside Temple University senior photographer Joe Labolito in “Portraits of Philadelphia: Photographs by Joseph V. Labolito and Jim MacMillan, 1981–2023,” an exhibition on display at Temple’s Charles Library through March 24, 2024. EVENT AND GALLERY PHOTOS

Logan Center team presents at gun violence prevention reporter certification workshop
November, 2023

Logan Center director Yvonne Latty and assistant director Jim MacMillan spoke during the Gun Violence Prevention Reporter Certification Workshop produced in partnership with the Philadelphia Center for Gun Violence Reporting. MORE INFO

Logan Center team attends Transforming Narratives of Gun Violence initiative at Harvard Radcliffe Institute
October, 2023

Logan Center director Yvonne Latty and assistant director Jim MacMillan took part in a gun violence reporting accelerator workshop at the Harvard Radcliffe Institute. MORE INFO

Logan Center director wins national Murrow Award
October, 2023

Logan Center director Yvonne Latty, at left, and WHYY vice president for news and civic dialogue Sarah Glover accept the national Murrow Award for for Best Podcast from the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA), for producing Stop and Frisk: Revisit or Resist, a five-part podcast series focusing on the gun violence crisis in Philadelphia. MORE INFO

Logan Center director joins Online News Association panel
August, 2023

Logan Center director Yvonne Latty spoke during a panel titled Better Gun Violence Reporting: Lessons from the Ground in Philly, during the Online News Association Conference which took place in Philadelphia in August, 2023.

Logan Center staff speaks at reception for visiting journalists
August, 2023

Logan Center director Yvonne Latty and assistant director Jim MacMillan spoke during the Better Gun Violence Reporting Reception at the Pen and Pencil, Philadelphia’s press club, in advance our our collaborative panel at the Online News Association Conference one day later.

Logan Center director honored at journalism research conference, speaks on panel
August, 2023

Logan Center director Yvonne Latty participated in a session on covering gun violence at the annual conference of The Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication in Washington. Prof. Latty was also recognized with AEJMC’s Gene Burd Award for Excellence in Urban Journalism. MORE INFO

Logan Center hosts Credible Messenger Film Festival
July, 2023

The Logan Center hosted the Philadelphia Center for Gun Violence Reporting’s Second Annual Credible Messenger Film Festival at Klein College. The Credible Messenger Reporting Project empowers people impacted by gun violence to report on root causes, lived experience and possible solutions from the community perspective. MORE INFO

Logan Center cohosts conversation on schools
June, 2023

The Logan Center cohosted a conversation with Billy Penn between students, administrators, and journalists about what they see at Furness High School and in the school district. MORE PHOTOS

Logan Center hosts community journalist info session
May, 2023

The Logan Center hosted a meeting of the Philadelphia Center for Gun Violence Reporting’s Credible Messenger Reporting Project at Temple’s new IDEAL space, bringing together communtiy journalists and professional partners. MORE INFO

Logan Center director joins law school panel
March, 2023

Logan Center director Yvonne Latty a Temple University Beasley School of Law panel and discussion on the police practice of stop-and-frisk.

Logan Center director Yvonne Latty discusses journalism and trauma with gun violence reporters
March, 2023

Logan Center director Yvonne Latty, who is also a past fellow with the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma at Columbia University, discussed self-care, peer support and the special challenges and responsibilities that come with covering gun violence during a off-the-record gathering for Philadelphia journalists. MORE INFO

Klein News Innovation Camp
January, 2023

Logan Center director Yvonne Latty, at left in top photo, moderated a conversation addressing harmful news reporting on gun violence and possible solutions during the Klein News Innovation Camp at Klein College’s Annenberg Hall. MORE INFO

Logan Center kicks off “Stop and Frisk” podcast
January, 2023

Logan Center director Yvonne Latty organized a reception at Klein College to kick off ‘Stop and Frisk: Revisit or Resist,’ a new podcast produced in collaboration with WHYY. MORE INFO

Logan Center collaborates on gun violence solutions panel at WHYY
November, 2022

Our collaborative community conversation on gun violence prevention became the fifth and final episode of our podcast examining the police practice of stop-and-frisk.