Articles Tagged with the word ‘Media’

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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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11 Jul 2015


Understanding how we digest the news has the power to stop us becoming passive media consumers and benefit our wellbeing, argues psychologist Matt Hersh

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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


With more than 1,000 new co-owners on board, Positive News has reached its £200,000 fundraising target on day 25 of the #OwnTheMedia campaign. It now aims to raise a total of £250,000 by 8 July


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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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02 Jul 2015


As our crowdfunded community share offer enters its final week, we take a look at some of the coverage the Positive News #OwnTheMedia campaign has received across the rest of the press


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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


/ #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


/ #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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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


/ #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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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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26 May 2015


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


/ #OwnTheMedia, Education, Media

21 May 2015


Journalism students are learning to create inspiring stories and take a constructive approach to reporting on problems, through workshops being delivered at universities across the UK

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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


/ #OwnTheMedia, Peace, Positive People

17 Apr 2015


Peace activist Arun Gandhi reflects on the enduring wisdom of his grandfather, the Indian spiritual and political leader Mahatma Gandhi


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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