By Mike Dunn

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Some Philadelphia photojournalists briefed City Council members Tuesday about a website they founded with the goal of stemming the tide of gun violence in the city.

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The site is www.guncrisis.org and one of the founders briefing City Council was former Daily News photographer Jim MacMillan:

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“It’s a combination of reporting on the problem — we’ve got a couple of people who spent a lot of time on the street, and who illuminate the problem, every day and every night — and at the same time we try to present a balance of solutions,” he said. “We’ve just recently launched a ‘solution of the day’ post, just to say ‘here’s what the problem is, here’s what you can do.'”

Councilman Curtis Jones said the site becomes a clearinghouse of ideas:

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“So peanut butter realizes that there’s jelly out there and they come together and make something happen together.”