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
  • Art
  • Art + Design
  • Broadcast Journalism
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  • Culture + Community
  • Diversity
  • Documentary Film
  • Dove
  • Environment
  • Film
  • Gaming
  • Gun Violence
  • Health + Health Care
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  • Indigenous People
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • Inequality
  • International Journalism
  • International News
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  • Jane McGonigal
  • Journalism
  • LGBTQ
  • Local Media
  • Media
  • Miami
  • National Geographic
  • NPR
  • Photography
  • Photojournalism
  • Politics
  • Poverty
  • Public Radio
  • Race
  • Recovery + Resilience
  • Reframing
  • Relationships
  • Religion
  • Remembrance
  • Restorative Narrative Fellowship
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  • Strengths-Based Media
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  • Trauma
  • TV News
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  • Women's Rights
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Media

Washington Post narrative puts focus on survivor, not offender, of mass shooting

When I think about the recent attacks in San Bernardino and the Planned Parenthood clinic, I can quickly recall the names ...
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Culture + Community

How one nonprofit campaign is fighting for better storytelling about war veterans

After completing his second Army tour in Iraq, Matt Mabe was eager to readjust to civilian life. But when he ...
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Art + Design

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 campaign. Individuals who ...
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Diversity

Bilingual newsroom unites over diversity series

A man stood up, newspaper in hand. “I’m a man of faith. I have a family. I have a college ...
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Journalism

News organization offers trauma awareness and peer-support program for journalists

The crash happened overnight on a Saturday. Two local teens were dead. Mark Walters, a reporter for the Hanover Evening ...
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Art + Design

Journalist brings stories to the stage in community theatrical performance

From behind the curtain, eight women emerge on stage with shoulders back and heads held high, each clad in matching ...
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Diversity

How media practitioners can help ‘break the mold’

Huffington Post’s Test Kitchen is urging media and readers to rethink what it means to be Latino through the Latinos ...
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Art + Design

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 ...
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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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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

Arts group provides African American males with an outlet for sharing stories of resilience

A Super Bowl champion, transsexual male, a grammy winner. These men and several others stood on a Philadelphia stage earlier ...
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Art + Design

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 ...
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