From the Blog

    Avoiding "hero worship" doesn't mean you have to avoid character-driven stories. Story Fund winner Jean Friedman-Rudovsky on how solutions journalism allows us to move toward a fuller concept of character.
    When the media actually reflects back the world as it is — horrible and beautiful, tragic and smart, corrupt and innovative — then individual people will feel the desperation that surrounds us all, but also the potential for transformation.
    A recent study shows that a lot of World Bank research goes unread. It's likely that, among those forgotten reports, are valuable sources of knowledge about what works to solve development problems.
    Moral parables framed in a positive light (George Washington cutting down the cherry tree) are more effective than those framed negatively (Pinocchio). What can journalists learn from this insight?
    Our new blog series addresses the ways in which race, class, gender, and a host of other intersections affect how we think about and cover responses to social problems.
    In a national survey, solutions journalism proves its power to engage audiences. Can your story do that?
    Update: Watch a free, one-hour interactive webinar from the Solutions Journalism Network and Poynter's News University
    SJN will fund three reporting projects that surface and assess solutions concerned with women's economic equity.
    Six months in, here's what we've learned from our "Education Lab" partnership with The Seattle Times
    Attention health journalists: The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting and SJN are supporting projects that surface emerging responses.
    SJN's partnership with the Seattle Times has launched! The goal: to change the conversation about public education.
    Read about the projects we're supporting through the Solutions Journalism Fund for reporting on social and emotional learning.