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ivoh | May 29, 2015

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Researchers receive grant to study how media can make us better people

May 8, 2015 |

Two professors from Florida State University and Penn State University have received a $1.95 million grant to study what they’re calling “feel-good” stories.

A release about the research looks at the key question that the researchers will address:

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

May 6, 2015 |

A snapshot of the Upper Peninsula, where Carl Pellonpaa filmed his show for 53 years. | Stock image


By Allison Griner

Allison Griner is a freelance journalist and a 2013-2014 fellow with the … Read More

Thanks to everyone who donated as part of Give Local America

May 5, 2015 |

Update: ivoh ended up raising $525 as part of Give Local America, a national day of giving that took place on Tuesday, May 5. A big thanks to everyone who donated! If you’d still like to donate, you can do … Read More

Join us at this year’s Restorative Narrative Summit & Retreat

April 24, 2015 |

We hope to see you in June at our annual media summit and retreat in the Catskill Mountains of New York. It will be a weekend of dialogue, talks, music, art, great food, and walks in the mountains.The theme of this year’s … Read More