In the first of a regular series, positive psychology researcher Jodie Jackson explains how by studying the impact of Positive News upon its readers, she found that constructive journalism can [...]
Understanding how we digest the news has the power to stop us becoming passive media consumers and benefit our wellbeing, argues psychologist Matt Hersh
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Editorial: By giving attention to what is life-enhancing, Positive News offers a different lens on the world
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
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 [...]
Positive News will take centre stage at an event exploring how the media can more accurately and usefully reflect reality
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 [...]
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 [...]
A charity is using visual cues and simplified language to make news accessible to all
Answers From Big Issue will offer jobs and training for homeless people while supporting positive social projects
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
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