Using journalism to expose a problem is righteous, but rehashing well-understood issues can instead fuel news fatigue. Solutions journalism offers a way forward: by reporting on promising solutions, reporters can eliminate excuses for inaction and drive those in power to tackle the problem at hand.
This session is designed for:
- Anyone who would like to better understand the principles of solutions journalism
- Newsrooms interested in the hard news and reader engagement benefits of solutions-focused storytelling
- Reporters who would like to enhance their beats and connect with readers and viewers
NB: Participants, including staff journalists, students and freelancers, are eligible to apply for up to $1,000 in travel funds to help cover the costs of reporting a solutions-focused story