Center for Global Peace Journalism

Current Projects

During the summer of 2014, the center’s director is attending conferences in Washington (Alliance for Peacebuilding) and San Diego (NAFSA). In addition, he is teaching a peace journalism workshop at BronxNet TV/Lehman College in the Bronx, NY. Planning is also underway for the Center’s next major project in Turkey in 2014 and 2015.

The Peace Journalist Magazine

The Peace JournalistThe Peace Journalist is a semi-annual publication of the Center for Global Peace Journalism at Park University in Parkville, Missouri. The April 2014 edition features an article by Professor Jake Lynch reporting from Myanmar, and pieces about PJ projects in Cyprus, Northern Ireland, and Colombia.

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Peace Journalism

What is Peace Journalism?
Peace Journalism is when editors and reporters make choices that improve the prospects for peace. These choices, including how to frame stories and carefully choosing which words are used, create an atmosphere conducive to peace and supportive of peace initiatives and peacemakers, without compromising the basic principles of good journalism. (Adapted from Lynch/McGoldrick, Peace Journalism). Peace Journalism gives peacemakers a voice while making peace initiatives and non-violent solutions more visible and viable.

About the Center for Global Peace Journalism
The Center for Global Peace Journalism at Park University promotes the concepts of peace and peace journalism. More GO


The Center offers a series of resources about peace journalism, including:

  • Case studies
  • Reports
  • Websites
  • Handbooks
  • Issues
  • War Coverage
  • Video and Audio
  • Social Media

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