Jim MacMillan: GunCrisis.org and Seeking Solutions to Gun Violence in Philadelphia with Digital Journalism

A Lecture by Jim MacMillan

Jim MacMillan

Jim MacMillan discusses his organization's efforts to reduce gun violence in Philadelphia. Introduction by Associate professor of Sociology Lee Smithey.

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Jim MacMillan is former advisor to War News Radio, which aims to fill the gaps in the media's coverage of conflicts across the globe. He is also the Coordinator of Media and Social Responsibilty at the Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility. MacMillan spoke on campus to discuss GunCrisis.Org, an organization he founded, whose digital journalism efforts to reduce gun violence in Philadelphia are undeniable steps towards a safer tomorrow.

MacMillian was profiled in a story, The Cost of Murder, in the Swarthmore College Bulletin.