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/ #OwnTheMedia, Positive Perspective

01 Jul 2015

 

Crowdfunding for tech start-ups, smart inventions and even movies isn’t anything new, but what about the impact of crowdfunding on journalism? Khari Johnson explains how this revolutionary idea has the power to change the world as we know it

 
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/ Body & Mind, Health, Positive Perspective, Sport

30 Jun 2015

 

Fed up with the depressing imagery surrounding aging, photographer Alex Rotas decided to document an altogether different side to growing old

 
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/ #OwnTheMedia, Positive Perspective

30 Jun 2015

 

With over 800 new co-owners of Positive News and more than £155,000 raised so far, it seems that crowdfunded and crowd-owned media appeals to many. Dave Boyle asks whether this model could revive rapidly declining traditional media outlets

 
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/ #OwnTheMedia

25 Jun 2015

 

We ask some of our journalists what they love about writing for Positive News

 
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/ #OwnTheMedia, Positive Perspective

24 Jun 2015

 

A constant stream of negative news led Jodie Jackson to study positive psychology. From both her academic work and personal experience, she argues that we need to turn our attention to solutions-focused news, for the benefit of ourselves and the wider world

 
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/ #OwnTheMedia

22 Jun 2015

 

People across the world are becoming co-owners of Positive News as its #OwntheMedia crowdfunding campaign reaches two-thirds of its funding target

 
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/ Agriculture, Food

22 Jun 2015

 

Innovation and pragmatism are being deployed to tackle the problem of one third of global food production being wasted

 
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/ Agriculture, Conservation, Environment, Technology

18 Jun 2015

 

Seed banks provide a treasure trove of genetic diversity. The challenge, say scientists, is bringing together existing banks and ensuring their financial security so as to conserve the world’s crop history before it is lost forever

 
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/ Community, Innovation, Lifestyle, New Economics, Sustainable Development

17 Jun 2015

 

From Guernsey to the Seychelles, island communities are working to reinvent themselves. Lucy Purdy explores the new social and economic systems being developed offshore

 
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/ #OwnTheMedia, Media

16 Jun 2015

 

For 22 years Positive News has pioneered solutions-based journalism. As we set to hand ownership to our readers and journalists with the launch of our community share offer last week, we look back at our content and reveal our most viewed online stories

 
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/ #OwnTheMedia, Positive Perspective

12 Jun 2015

 

The recent surge in fossil fuel divestment campaigns has not only given people a voice against the industry, but has boosted support for more sustainable alternatives. The same can happen with excessive negativity in the media, argues Tom Lawson

 
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/ #OwnTheMedia

09 Jun 2015

 

We’re becoming the first crowdfunded global media co-operative, giving our readers the chance to buy community shares and #OwnTheMedia. Here are our top ten reasons why you should invest

 
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/ #OwnTheMedia, Economics & Innovation, Media, Positive News blog

08 Jun 2015

 

Positive News is converting into a cooperative and invites readers to buy ‘community shares’ during a 30-day crowdfunding campaign

 
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/ Arts, Peace, Positive Perspective

05 Jun 2015

 

There is still little documentation of how art creates social and personal change. We must develop this language, argues Charlotte Onslow

 
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/ Agriculture, Environment, Food, Positive Perspective

02 Jun 2015

 

Cutting meat and dairy consumption will help the world to meet its 2050 carbon emission targets, says Giles Crosse. The problem can be tackled, but only if the world’s governments stop ignoring the issue and subsidising cheap agricultural products

 
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/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

29 May 2015

 

World record-holding adventurer Matt Prior has driven a taxi to Everest base camp and crossed Siberia on a WW2 motorbike. His latest challenge is a first-of-its-kind academy designed to inspire ordinary people with the spirit of exploration, challenge and self-discovery

 
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/ Body & Mind, Science

27 May 2015

 

A new study finds that cultivating a diversity of emotions – positive or negative – can make us happier and healthier

 
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/ #OwnTheMedia, Positive News blog

26 May 2015

 

Editorial: By giving attention to what is life-enhancing, Positive News offers a different lens on the world

 
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/ #OwnTheMedia, Media, Positive Perspective

18 May 2015

 

Editors may believe that negative news sells, but Denise Baden’s research indicates that it is having adverse effects on our wellbeing. This is an ethical issue, she says, and suggests that more constructive reporting could present a solution

 
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/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

13 May 2015

 

Seeking out people and organisations working towards environmental stability has always been at the heart of Emily Dunning's travels. She recounts her experiences, the lessons she has learned and the inspiration behind her new website Seek The Change