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Story Behind the Story: Reducing - and Covering - Gang and Youth Violence

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October 14 - October 17, 2005

California Attorney General's OfficeIf you’re interested in learning about different approaches to reducing gang and youth violence – and ways to bring depth and context to journalistic reporting – check out these two days of online discussions.

Friday, October 14, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., UC Berkeley

  • California Attorney General’s Office
  • Haywood Burns Institute for Juvenile Justice Fairness and Equity
  • New California Media/Pacific News Service
Monday, October 17, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. USC Annenberg School of Journalism
  • California Attorney General’s Office
  • USC Annenberg’s Institute for Justice and Journalism
  • Center for Investigative Reporting

The mission of USC Annenberg’s Institute for Justice and Journalism is to strengthen journalism about justice and injustice. The institute provides professional fellowships, reporting tools and a network of colleagues and justice experts to support in-depth coverage of complex justice issues. Through research, analysis and dialogue, the institute explores the intersections of justice and journalism, producing resources for journalists, journalism educators and students.



What fellows have to say about past seminars:
"I am so grateful you were open-minded enough to accept a photographer, not succumbing to the stereotypes that we can't write anything beyond our names. That you chose to respect my abilities will help me carry this rich information to the right editors in the newsroom. The variety of speakers was so incredible. Thank you!"
- Peggy Peattie, San Diego Union Tribune
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