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Peace Journalism

Finding Peace at the Heart of Grief

Robert Koehler | Posted 02.25.2016 | Chicago
Robert Koehler

India's Daughter is just one of 25 films that will be featured at the eighth annual Peace on Earth Film Festival, presented in partnership with Chicago's Department of Cultural Affairs.

Peace Behind Barbed Wire

Robert Koehler | Posted 04.28.2015 | Chicago
Robert Koehler

If our news and mass entertainment outlets valued complexity and expansion of the national IQ, we wouldn't go to war. We'd be building our lives on the far side of fear and the far side of cynicism, which is the only place where peace is possible.

An Empowering 'Peace Journalism' Program for Young Afghans -- Part III of a Series

Culture-ist | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact

Some of the challenges Tamana faces are particular to working in less developed countries. When she went out to shoot her first documentary, the bulk of the filming was done in a village where most people did not know what a camera was.

Why Doesn't the News Media Give Peace a Chance?

Richard Schiffman | Posted 05.19.2012 | Media
Richard Schiffman

Could this certainty -- where there is none in fact -- once more lead us down the path to war? By oversimplifying complex narratives, bad journalism cheerleads for simplistic solutions.

Peace Journalism: Journalism On Steroids

Tanja Aitamurto | Posted 03.20.2012 | Media
Tanja Aitamurto

What if journalism was biased towards supporting world peace? That would be a radical shift from the current situation, in which journalism is focused on covering war and conflict.

Afghanistan Journalist's Mission For Peace | Emal Haidary, Los Angeles Times | Posted 11.09.2011 | Los Angeles

Emal Haidary, who spent five months in Los Angeles on a fellowship, wants to pursue peace journalism at home in Afghanistan. Peace journalism, he says...