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Images & Voices of Hope | December 2, 2020

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Q&A with Karen McIntyre sheds light on reporting beyond breaking news

January 18, 2017 |


There’s been a gradual increase in stories that look beyond the immediate aftermath of an event or tragedy. Journalist Eli Saslow, for instance has written about the lasting effects of gun violence on a community members. Rather than focusing … Read More

New research shows journalistic support for Restorative Narrative

January 3, 2017 |

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 … Read More

Community resilience researchers share work at AEJMC conference

August 19, 2016 |

Researchers gather at the AEJMC conference to discuss research on community resilience. From left: A. Adam Glenn, Mimi Perreault, Brooke Fisher Liu, and Brooke Fowler. Photo by and courtesy of Sarah Smith-Frigerio from the University of Missouri School of Law.


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Researchers receive grant to study how media can make us better people

May 8, 2015 |

Two professors from Florida State University and Penn State University have received a $1.95 million grant to study what they’re calling “feel-good” stories.

A release about the research looks at the key question that the researchers will address:

Research finds that we may be able to write our way to happiness

January 29, 2015 |

New research suggests that writing — and then rewriting — your personal story can increase happiness.

“The concept is based on the idea that we all have a personal narrative that shapes our view of the world … Read More

Relationship between stress and social media is indirect, Pew study finds

January 23, 2015 |

Many studies have looked at the negative effects of social media. Some have found that it silences debate, increases feelings of envy, and undermines well-being by making us feel sad and lonely.

A new Pew Research Center study makes an interesting distinction: social media … Read More

New NPR study shows news can contribute to daily stress

July 10, 2014 |

A new study of 2,500 Americans has found that one in four people say they experienced a “great deal” of stress over the past month. Consuming news, they said, was one of the biggest contributors to their day-to-day stress.

The … Read More