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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
  • Art
  • Art + Design
  • Broadcast Journalism
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  • Creative Writing
  • Culture + Community
  • Diversity
  • Documentary Film
  • Dove
  • Environment
  • Film
  • Gaming
  • Gun Violence
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  • Indigenous Peoples
  • Inequality
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  • International News
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  • Miami
  • National Geographic
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  • Photography
  • Photojournalism
  • Politics
  • Poverty
  • Public Radio
  • Race
  • Recovery + Resilience
  • Reframing
  • Relationships
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  • Restorative Narrative Fellowship
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  • Trauma
  • TV News
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  • Women's Rights
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Broadcast Journalism

Journalists turn to social media to mourn the loss of WDBJ reporters

In a touching display of solidarity, journalists from around the world have been using the hashtag #WeStandWithWDBJ as they mourn the loss of Alison ...
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Christian Science Monitor

How The Christian Science Monitor is helping readers bridge the gap between content & action

The Christian Science Monitor has a legacy of reporting not just on global problems, but on effective solutions. It’s part ...
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Restorative Narratives

‘Tsunami’ docudrama shines spotlight on resilience in a disaster’s aftermath

After the tsunami and earthquake struck Japan in 2011, Nilo Cruz and Michiko Kitayama Skinner couldn’t stop thinking about the magnitude of ...
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Gaming

Jane McGonigal explains how gaming can make us the hero of our own story

After experiencing a concussion that left her feeling anxious and depressed, Jane McGonigal sought healing through gaming. As part of ...
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Photography

How a photographer brought home memories for Armenian genocide survivors

Looking through Diana Markosian’s portfolio and reading the list of awards she has received, you would think she has been telling stories from ...
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Community Narratives

How a journalism class took a more holistic approach to covering community narratives in Miami

A Florida International University journalism class spent six weeks telling stories that have largely gone untold in mainstream media coverage of ...
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Journalism

How Medium is involving readers in its ‘Ghost Boat’ investigation

The whereabouts of a boat that disappeared in the Mediterranean Sea remain unknown nearly a year after the vessel set sail ...
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Diversity

SPJ holds a conversation with media & community members in aftermath of Cincinnati shooting

In hopes of examining how local media in Cincinnati responded to the shooting of an unarmed black man, the Greater ...
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Photography

How a photographer will use her MacArthur grant to document social inequality & historical change

When LaToya Ruby Frazier received a call earlier than usual on September 8, she didn’t know what to expect. “I got defensive ...
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Restorative Narrative Fellowship

The case for Restorative Narrative: a strength-based storytelling genre that can improve media coverage

The phrase ‘future of journalism’ is often uttered in media circles these days—and understandably so. Everyone wants to learn how ...
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ivoh community

How a photographer’s public art installation is helping a community see itself more clearly

Editor’s note: Photographer Mary Beth Meehan has generously contributed prints from her “Seen/Unseen: Providence” installation to ivoh’s Restorative Narrative crowdfunding ...
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