Articles Tagged with the word ‘journalism’

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14 Oct 2015


A new platform called Press Start will use crowdfunding to finance stories and protect journalists in areas where press freedom isn’t guaranteed

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13 Oct 2015


Positive news reporting is often perceived as serving only as light relief or as a trivial distraction from the realities of the world. But as Jodie Jackson explains, and there is a growing body of research emerging to suggest that these perceptions are unfounded

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08 Jul 2015


Since its inception last year, the Constructive Journalism Project has worked with hundreds of staff reporters, freelance writers and students to bring more solutions-focused elements into conventional reporting. Co-founder Danielle Batist shares some lessons learned


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03 Jul 2015


Journalist Nicola Slawson explains how Positive News inspired her to think differently about her dream career


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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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25 Jun 2015


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


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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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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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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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10 Jun 2015


Positive News’ 30-day drive to become the first global media cooperative financed by crowdfunding has enjoyed a swell of support in its first three days. Supporters have so far invested almost £70,000 towards its £200,000 target

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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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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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06 Mar 2015


Positive News will take centre stage at an event exploring how the media can more accurately and usefully reflect reality


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10 Feb 2015


Publications such as Positive News are pioneering a more diverse journalism, suggested a BBC Radio 4 programme broadcast on Sunday


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06 Jan 2015


As Danish newspaper Information publishes a special ‘constructive’ edition, Cathrine Gyldensted considers the future of positive journalism


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17 Oct 2014


A pioneering workshop in London next month aims to equip journalists to better serve society by creating content that is more engaging and empowering for their audiences

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15 Oct 2014


Journalists have a responsibility to reflect the world more accurately, believes Monique Villa, CEO of the Thomson Reuters Foundation. But as she tells Lucy Purdy, there is now a resurgence in human-centred stories and media that triggers positive change


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29 Sep 2014


Journalists and PR executives can be part of the solution to global problems, say Transformational Media Summit organisers

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12 Sep 2014


By learning from dispute resolution techniques, journalists can develop a new framework for political debates that would challenge those in power to see others' viewpoints, collaborate and come up with solutions


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18 Aug 2014


Studies have shown how we are more likely to remember negative events than good ones, which may be a factor in the media’s focus on bad news. But good news does more than simply cheer us up; new research shows how it also affects behaviour and benefits society