Hellenic Institute of Constructive Journalism


  • Trusting News: A project of RJI and API
  • Psychology data could aid in advancing journalism. A series of articles published by the Bonn Institute on how journalism could benefit from psychology research and findings: “Psychology for Journalists”.
  • Quote from the latest survey by the Reuters InstituteJournalism, media, and technology trends and predictions 2023”: “Solutions and constructive journalism do seem to be picking up momentum with publishers. In Germany three media companies, Deutsche Welle, RTL News and Rheinische Posthave joined forces to create the Bonn Institute for Journalism and Constructive Dialogue with a mission to promote more positive debates and take more notice of journalism’s social responsibility. Meanwhile Solutions Journalism Network has collected more than 14,000 examples of solutions reporting from around the world. The BBC runs a portal called Uplifting Stories, the Guardian has The Upsidebut these stories rarely make the front pages or become central to editorial meetings. The Optimist Daily, The Good News Network and Positive News are just a few examples of independent websites trying to redress the balance. Young people, in particular, seem to be embracing these approaches, with independent creators such as sustainability scientist Alaina Wood @garbagequeen attracting large audiences on TikTok for her positive climate news round-ups.”

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