Articles Tagged with the word ‘Media’

 
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/ Media

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

 
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/ Media, Positive Perspective

10 Jul 2014

 

The media should drop its claims of impartiality and instead use its influence transparently to facilitate positive changes in society, argues Tom Lawson

 
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/ Media

07 Apr 2014

 

A groundbreaking journalism project allows local citizens around the world to bolster their communities, learn new skills and break vital news stories that might otherwise go unnoticed

 
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/ Media

03 Apr 2014

 

The employment glass ceiling has long been off-limits to women in Saudi Arabia, but it’s hoped that this new appointment will strike within it a tiny crack that turns into an open door

 
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/ Media

24 Feb 2014

 

New freesheet puts a positive spin on life in Bradford, becoming the country’s first regional newspaper to focus on good news

 
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/ Cathrine Gyldensted, Positive Perspective

19 Feb 2014

 

Cathrine Gyldensted meets world-renowned war photographer Jan Grarup, who includes inspiration and hope in his photographs, to discover how photojournalism has an important role to play in the pursuit of a more constructive media

 
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/ Media

18 Feb 2014

 

The first dedicated centre for constructive journalism plans to use extensive psychological research to help set a more positive global news agenda

 

Swedish cinemas adopt gender bias rating

 
 

/ Media

24 Dec 2013

 

Cinemas in Sweden will rate films against the Bechdel test, which ensures women are properly represented on the big screen

 
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/ Media

19 Dec 2013

 

Renowned news presenter Martyn Lewis CBE has become official patron of Positive News, the world’s first positive newspaper

 
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/ Media

08 Oct 2013

 

With TV making its way onto computers, tablets and mobile phones, we’re suffering from squarer eyes than ever before. But, as Diane Shipley finds, TV has more to offer society than brain rot

 
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/ Cathrine Gyldensted, Media

03 Sep 2013

 

Having launched a new course to teach ‘constructive news’ reporting, investigative journalist Cathrine Gyldensted explains why she set out to radically innovate her profession and how a more positive approach will lead to better journalism

 
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/ Culture, Media, Positive People

18 Jul 2013

 

Believed to be Britain's longest serving magazine editor, Satish Kumar talks media sensationalism, core communication values and why it's time to push the boundaries of thoughtful reporting

 
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/ Media

15 Jul 2013

 

A new initiative in June saw newspapers around the world dedicate space to news that highlighted positive responses to global challenges

 

Campaign to put LA Times in hands of the people

 
 

/ Media

13 Jun 2013

 

A crowdfunding campaign in the US is attempting to raise $660m to buy The Tribune Company, which owns publications including the LA Times, in order to prevent it from being taken over by media conglomerates

 
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/ Media

07 Jun 2013

 

Taking a look back at how it all began and discovering their ambitions for the future, Lucy Purdy talks to the people behind the newspaper that’s redefining the news altogether

 

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Positive News blog

08 May 2013

 

Editorial: With research showing that the world is becoming more peaceful and that most people in the UK share values such as caring and trust, by telling a fuller story the media could influence our collective psychology for the better

 

‘Easy-read’ newspapers help people with learning disabilities follow the news

 
 

/ Media

10 Apr 2013

 

A charity is using visual cues and simplified language to make news accessible to all

 
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/ Peace & Democracy

26 Mar 2013

 

Burma opens its doors to foreign journalists and relaxes protest laws

 
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/ Environment

22 Mar 2013

 

A new competition has been launched to help aspiring filmmakers gain exposure while addressing wasteful water habits

 
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/ Media

21 Mar 2013

 

New independent e-news service the Avaaz Daily Briefing aims to cut through “bias, propaganda, and spin,” to deliver the latest clear-cut news on key global issues