Articles Tagged with the word ‘news’

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/ #OwnTheMedia, Media, Positive Perspective, Wellbeing

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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/ #OwnTheMedia, Media

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


/ #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

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


/ #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


/ #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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/ #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


/ #OwnTheMedia, Media

06 Mar 2015


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


/ #OwnTheMedia, 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


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


‘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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/ Media

15 Sep 2012


Answers From Big Issue will offer jobs and training for homeless people while supporting positive social projects


Interfaith Peace and Educational Centre Opens



16 Jun 2010


A new facility promoting interfaith peace, the Asha Centre, opened on a day of celebration, also marking the 60th birthday of its founder, acclaimed human rights campaigner, Zebanoo Gifford





30 Apr 2009



Evidence of Humanity



30 Nov 2008






31 May 2008



Discovering Young Hackney (DYH)


Archive, Youth

09 Apr 2008


Headliners (formerly the Children Express) is a UK-wide news agencyproducing news, features and comment by young people for everyone.





31 Jan 2008



Positive Feedback – Positive Projects



31 Jan 2008


Positive News readers share their stories, comments and ideas for a positive 2008.


Alternative Health Bristol



30 Sep 2007