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Traditional breaking news media coverage of gun violence can dehumanize victims, according to a new research study out of Temple University Hospital.
What should news look like instead? The study suggests thematic reporting that identifies broken policies and institutions, Ben Seal reports for Billy Penn.
How’d the Rocky statue end up at the bottom of the Art Museum steps? With a lot of debate.
The move to return it to the Parkway was sparked by a Daily News op-ed that went viral (at least, in 1996 terms). Here’s how the story unfolded.
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What are Mayor Kenney’s “core priorities” for his last year in office? Today his administration releases its 2023 report, titled, “Equity and Opportunity for All: Moving Philadelphia Forward” (11 a.m.).
💼 The Citizen is hosting public “job interviews” with each mayoral candidate, and the next free Fitler Club event features Derek Green in the hot seat. (6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17)
🎄 Tryna keep that Christmas tree till the last minute? The hungry munchers at Philly Goat Project will gobble it up a week from Saturday. A $20 donation is requested. (12 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21)
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