Story Bank

Search our catalogue of strengths-based stories and find examples of reporting and narrative told through the lens of assets, gifts and possibilities. Narrow your search further to see examples of Restorative Narratives which tell deeper stories of people experiencing adversity and tapping into their resilience and potential to cope and grow.

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  • Advertising
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  • Dove
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  • Photojournalism
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Photography

How photographer Agnes Montanari is helping children deal with trauma

Photographer Agnes Montanari has been working with Syrian child refugees in Jordan in hopes of showing them that their lives don’t have to be defined ...
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Restorative Narrative Fellowship

Fellows meet at University of Missouri to explore Restorative Narrative genre

This past weekend, ivoh’s Restorative Narrative Fellows met for dinner and a day-long dialogue and training workshop at the University of Missouri’s Reynolds ...
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Community Narratives

Journalist Al Letson holds community forum to discuss race in America

Public radio host Al Letson had made the tour of the room, hugging friends and chatting with acquaintances. The room ...
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Diversity

Finding a home for ‘rejected princesses’ who don’t appear in movies

Jason Porath wants to grow an audience for what he calls “rejected princess” – movie princesses who don’t fit the ...
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Gaming

New Tow Center report looks at how games can improve news coverage

The most-viewed New York Times piece in 2013 wasn’t a hard-hitting investigation piece or a long-form narrative; it was a quiz. Since then, interest in ...
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Diversity

How can media help spur social action?

Consuming news is often a passive experience; we read or hear stories and then go about our day without taking any ...
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Documentary Film

In ‘Tickling Giants,’ filmmaker documents the power of ‘humor as a survival tool’

It all started in 2012, when Sara Taksler, a producer at “The Daily Show,” witnessed the reunion of two comedic ...
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Community Engagement

12 ways journalists can effectively work with communities

As a newbie to the public radio journalism space, I’m seeing a lot of blog posts on “community engagement”. There ...
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Art

How Cleveland’s once-fragile arts sector is shaping the city’s future

A decade ago, Cleveland Public Theatre’s audience had dwindled by half and the organization was sitting on a $450,000 deficit. Today, it’s ...
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International Journalism

How a long-running TV show strengthened the Finnish-American community

It was 1962, and Carl Pellonpaa was just starting as host of the community TV show, “Finland Calling.” He and ...
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International News

Students visit Fukushima to report stories of resilience in tragedy’s aftermath

The mountains rose in the distance, and a large “supermoon” lit the sky. Natalie Yemenidjian looked around. She couldn’t help but notice ...
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Photography

How a photographer’s ‘What I Be Project’ is helping people face their insecurities

Imagine walking around your neighborhood with your most persisting insecurity scrawled across your forehead in bold, black ink, visible to ...
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