In the News

July 3, 2017

IJNET, “Study seeks 1,300 journalists’ opinions on improving coverage of mass shootings

June 30, 2017, “Latest report from the European Broadcasting Union outlines challenges for public service media

June 29, 2017

VCU, “Robertson School undergraduate, professor win national award for research paper

June 28, 2017

Storify, “Reporting 101: What does it take to report #TheWholeStory?

June 27, 2017

The Atlantic, “Introducing the New CityLab: Writing the Future of Cities, with Redesigned and Reimagined Site

June 27, 2017

Nieman Lab, “With a revamped CityLab, The Atlantic is making a bigger bet on niche media

June 22, 2017

It’s All Journalism, “#258 — Old-School approach sometimes the best path forward

June 16, 2017

AAN, “2017 AAN Awards Finalists Announced

June 14, 2017

The Graph on Medium, “Offering a daily perspective to members”

June 14, 2017

How Do We Fix It?, “#107: How Trust Can Save Journalism: Aron Pilhofer”

June 9, 2017

NY Daily News, “Media experts discuss the impact of collaborations and new technologies in journalism”

June 8, 2017

Lancaster Online, “There’s hope on climate, despite U.S. withdrawal from Paris pact

June 1, 2017 (and Generocity), “Helping those who are reentering society from prison

May 29, 2017

Tow-Knight Center on Medium, “Why I’m Building a Solutions-Focused Platform For People in Rio de Janeiro”

May 29, 2017

The Real News Network, “How A $40 Million Affordable Housing Fund Could Transform Baltimore

May 18, 2017

Poynter, “In Philadelphia, 3 newsrooms had to become 1. Now, they’re taking on a whole new kind of change

May 17, 2017

University of Oregon, “The Catalyst Journalism Project combines investigative and solutions journalism

May 17, 2017

WHYY, “Women and reentry

May 12, 2017

WNYC, On the Media, “Bad News Isn’t the Whole Story

May 12, 2017

Richland Source, “Schock presents Healing Hope series at Solutions Journalism Conference in NYC

May 11, 2017

Chattanooga Times Free Press, “Chattanooga-born filmmaker stirs civic involvement with screening

May 10, 2017

The Wichita Eagle, “Grants aimed at improving literacy in Wichita

May 5, 2017

The Temple News, “Former CNN commentator to join Klein College faculty

April 27, 2017

Forbes, “How The Rural West Is Changing And Why Some Communities Thrive

April 21, 2017

CJR, “After ‘crisis of conscience,’ ex-Cigna exec hopes to set the record straight on health care

April 18, 2017

IJNET, “What makes a successful solutions journalism story?

April 16, 2017

Chattanooga Times Free Press, “Gerber: Quality journalism that serves the community

April 14, 2017

The Society of Professional Journalists’ Colorado chapter, “Top of the Rockies 2017 results

April 13, 2017

ISOJ (and Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas), “Solutions Journalism: Pre-ISOJ workshop teaches how to shift focus of reporting from problems to problem solving

April 12, 2017

Poynter (and University of Oregon), “Journalists around the world are working together more than ever. Here are 56 examples.

April 12, 2017

WBUR, “Sarah Gonzalez Honored with Schorr Prize

April 11, 2017

Sorenson Impact, “The Partner to Truth Is Narrative: An Impact Chat with David Bornstein

April 10, 2017

Chattanooga Times Free Press, “Times Free Press named Pulitzer finalist for ‘The Poverty Puzzle’

April 5, 2017

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, “Letters for April 6: Journal Sentinel deserves Pulitzer for work on mental health issues

April 3, 2017

Poynter, “In Eugene, Oregon, the newspaper takes on an issue ‘in a way that couldn’t be told from the outside’

April 3, 2017, “17 universities teamed up to produce a six-hour newscast on solutions journalism

March 30, 2017

Record Herald, “Using Solutions Journalism to empower communities with solutions

March 29, 2017, “The latest Global News Relay is tackling solutions journalism in 10 countries

March 22, 2017

Online News Association, “ONA Philly: Getting to know the Philadelphia Reentry Reporting Collaborative

March 22, 2017

University of Oregon, “Solutions Journalism Network launches Portland chapter at Agora Center

March 15, 2017

How Do We Fix It?, “#94 A Vital Fix for the Media: David Bornstein

March 16, 2017

GreenBiz, “Brady Walkinshaw, Grist’s new CEO, on a future that doesn’t suck

March 14, 2017

Citiscope, “Four-day festival on urban storytelling kicks off in Amsterdam

March 7, 2017

The Stranger, “Former State Rep. Brady Walkinshaw Leaves Politics to Join Seattle-Based Grist as CEO

March 2, 2017

The Register-Guard (and University of Oregon), “‘Solutions journalism’ can make a difference

March 2017

Plural of You, “Resources

February 27, 2017

The Annie E. Casey Foundation, “David Bornstein Talks Solutions Journalism

February 27, 2017

Huffington Post, “Why Stoke Locals Were Right To Call Out The Negative Media Narrative About Their ‘Brilliant City’

February 23, 2017

USD Student Media, “New Graduate Program for Changemakers

February 22, 2017

University of Oregon, “Kathryn Thier and Nicole Dahmen present on solutions journalism at AAN conference

February 17, 2017

USD News Center, “New York Times Journalist Talks Tools of Social Innovation

February 2, 2017

Arizona State University, “Thunderbird and the American Express Leadership Academy: Teaching leadership, one NGO at a time

February 1, 2017

Billy Penn, “Billy Penn adds first Knight Fellow, joins Solutions Journalism’s reentry project

January 30, 2017

BBC, “Solutions that can stop fake news spreading”

January 28, 2017

NDTV, “Solution Journalism: A Brave New World

January 24, 2017

Columbia Journalism Review, “Disseminator, Populist Mobilizer, or Contextualist: What type of journalist are you?

January 23, 2017

Poynter, “What does a news organization optimized for trust look like?

January 15, 2017

On Being, “Three Reasons To Be Optimistic About Government

January 5, 2017

El Paso Times, “Gaming, journalism experiment promotes health

January 5, 2017

PRWeb, “Thousands Play New Game That Seeks to Save Lives by Educating People About Liver Disease

January 5, 2017

Medium, “A Roadmap to the Best Journalism of 2016

January 4, 2017

Philanthropy News Digest, “5 Questions for…Jennifer Preston, Vice President for Journalism, Knight Foundation

January, 2017

Harvard Business School, “Teaching a Solutions-Oriented Take on the News

December 29, 2016

PennLive, “We need a renewed focus on local news: Damian Radcliffe

December 21, 2016

Thoughts on Journalism (Medium), “Creating A Trust Toolkit for Journalism”

December 19, 2016

Media Impact Funders, “6 takeaways from supporting the Solutions Journalism Network

December 18, 2016

Richland Source, “Richland Source earns 2nd national honor in a week for Solutions Journalism projects

December 16, 2016

Chronicle of Philanthropy (also Business of Giving), “Podcast: Turning ‘Solutions Journalism’ Into a Force for Doing Good

December 14, 2016

Richland Source, “New York Times trumpets Richland Source’s solutions journalism project

December 12, 2016

News XChange, “Ulrik Haagerup on constructive journalism and solutions journalism

December 12, 2016

COJO, “Digging deeper – Panel Report #CJC16

December 7, 2017

The Daily Record, “Wooster native helping journalists go from watchdogs to guide dogs

December 2, 2016

Constructive Journalism, “Keynote EthanZuckerman, #CJC16, December 2nd 2016

December 2, 2016

WAN-IFRA, “Takeaways from world’s first constructive journalism conference

December 1, 2016

High Country News, “A new journalism, past fear-mongering

November 29, 2016wide-3018c773481be93b3da67c1d696c985fe9b3008862a4011d60e2dd030ce9a01a

The Conversation (and SF Gate and CT Post), “Experts’ roundtable: The future of journalism in Drumpf’s America

default-preview-imageNovember 29, 2016

Giving Tuesday (Medium), “How to Find and Support Trustworthy Journalism

November 28, 2016

The Taos News, “Forum on Taos education, economy draws common threads

November 22, 2016images

Edelman, “Collaboration: The Future of Social Purpose Storytelling

ivoh2-1014x487November 21, 2016

ivoh, “Jodie Jackson challenges the media to #PublishThePositive

November 19, 2016

Deseret News Opinion, “Inside the newsroom: Search for solutions can help journalism

nieman labNovember 18, 2016,

Nieman Lab, “In Philly, news orgs are teaming up to cover problems (and solutions) around prisoner reentry

ngCfmtMp_400x400November 18, 2016

Poynter, “How the BBC’s looking for the solutions to the world’s big issues

November 16, 2016

Philadelphia Daily News, “Nobody will say what’s really wrong with U.S. journalism

November 15, 2016brand

Houston Chronicle, “Too many horrible headlines have poisoned our perspective

November 10, 2016logo_design_2246

TIME, “These Photographers Chose to Confront Intolerance and Document What Works

October 31, 2016

JAWS, “CAMP 2016: Exploring solutions journalism

October 19, 2016csis-logo

The Center for Social Impact Strategy, “21 Free Resources to Develop a Sustainable Social Venture

October 17, 2016

East African Business News, “Nigeria: Premium Times to Launch Solutions-Focused Health Reporting

October 16, 2016

BBC World Service, “What is Solutions-Focused Journalism?

October 7, 2016

Weinberger Law Group, LLC, “A ‘Solutions’ Response to Domestic Violence

journalism UKOctober 6, 2016, “Tip: Check out this guide to getting started with solutions journalism

journalism UKOctober 3, 2016, “Solutions journalism: What you need to know to get started

September 27, 2016

MediaShift, “How We Measured Impact for a Solutions Journalism Story on Poverty

September 27, 2016tyee_logo_cmyk_new

The Tyee, “A Modest Proposal for a New Media Landscape

September 24, 2016

News 1130, “No News Is Bad News: rethinking news for the next generation

September 21, 2016university-of-oregon_2013-12-17_13-46-56.245

University of Oregon, “OR Magazine Brings Solutions Journalism to the iPad

September 21, 2016colorado-independent

The Colorado Independent, “The tectonic plates are shifting under Colorado’s media landscape

September 15, 2016

Mediashift, “Remix: How and Why to Teach Solutions Journalism

September 15, 2016CJR-logo

Columbia Journalism Review, “A new partnership is bringing solutions journalism to smaller newsrooms

September 15, 2016journalism UK, “Why solutions journalism is guiding editorial decisions at The Huffington Post

September 9, 2016

KNCE, “Episode 29: Taos Search and Rescue, High Density Drug Trafficking Area Application, Wilco Schmilco, Solutions Journalism on Sustainable Agriculture

September 8, 2016university-of-oregon_2013-12-17_13-46-56.245

University of Oregon, “SOJC faculty among the first in the nation to teach ‘solutions’ journalism

August 31, 2016BBC_News.svg

BBC, “Why we need Solutions-Focused Journalism

BBC_News.svgAugust 30, 2016

BBC, “Introducing a new tool for news: Solutions-Focused Journalism

August 25, 2016ngCfmtMp_400x400

Poynter, “How solutions journalism makes your reporting stronger

August 5, 2016

KNCE, “Episode 16: Images of Divine Light, Sheep, Solutions Journalism

July 28, 2016

The J.W. McConnell Family Foundation, “What is solutions journalism? Excerpts from an interview with David Bornstein

July 26, 2016

Make Wealth History, “The rise of solutions journalism

July 24, 2016nymag-1500x1500

New York Magazine, “Huffington Post’s Arianna Huffington on What’s Wrong (and Right) With the Media

July 24, 2016nymag-1500x1500

New York Magazine, “The Marshall Project’s Bill Keller on What’s Wrong (and Right) With the Media

July 16, 2016

Corpus Christi Caller-Times, “On This We Must Be Relentless

July 15, 2016The-Drum-Logo

The Drum, “Jamie Oliver guest edits Huffington Post UK in its latest ‘solution-based’ approach to journalism

July 15, 2016jacksonfreepress

Jackson Free Press, “Town Hall: Reduce Youth Crime with Less Incarceration, More Engagement

June 24, 2016Print

KZFR, “David Bornstein: Solutions Journalism Explained

June 23, 2016discoursemedia-logo-8512e2fa19e2692200d9921086d53434c37097e91b39e1e8bdbbdc623abb42de

Discourse Media, “Can 21st-century journalism solve Canada’s 21st-century problems?

June 22, 2016-apByee7_400x400

Jewish Exponent, “Solutions Journalism Network Launches Philadelphia Chapter

June 22, 2016unnamed

The Guardian, “The focus on domestic violence is good. But let’s hear more about solutions than deaths

June 21, 2016bbc

BBC Radio Scotland, “The Janice Forsyth Show

June 10, 2016

Association of Alternative Newsmedia, “It’s All Journalism: Solutions Journalism With a Global Perspective

June 8, 2016, “Is solutions-based journalism the cure to what ails us?

June 8, 2016ngCfmtMp_400x400

Poynter, “How to include solutions in your interviews on social issues

June 3, 2016journalism UK, “How solutions-based headlines can encourage more people to click on stories

June 1, 2016

Washington Monthly, “30 SF Outlets Try Group Coverage, Solutions Network Tracker Features 238 Education Stories

May 2016soundcloud-logo

It’s All Journalism, “#197 – Tow Center report unlocks solutions journalism

May 26, 2016default-preview-image

The Development Set, “Overcoming ‘Development Fatigue'”

May 24, 2016

Centre for Social Innovation, “Social Innovation and the Future of Journalism

May 24, 2016

WAN IFRA, “Solutions Journalism: hub launched to encourage collaboration

May 24, 2016default-preview-image

Medium, “Social Innovation and the Future of Journalism: Evolving past fear-based coverage to stories of solutions

May 19, 2016nieman lab

NiemanLab, “A neighbor is better than a newspaper: A look at local news sources in rural Western mountain communities

May 16, 2016qz_logo

Quartz, “Stop screaming at us about climate change–and start inspiring us to take action

May 12, 2016unnamed-13-1024x818

Atlas of the Future, “Problems scream. Solutions whisper.

May 11, 2015, “The Promise and Peril of “Solutions” Journalism

May 4, 2016journalism UK, “Discourse Media uses solutions journalism to ‘track the slow burn of change‘”

May 3, 2016qOqfFOIO_400x400

Inside Philanthropy, “Report, Solve, Repeat: A Quick Look at a Major ‘Solutions Journalism’ Gift

May 2, 2016

American Press Institute, “The best ways to build audience and relevance by listening to and engaging your community

April 28, 2016


BBC World Service, “Time for ‘constructive journalism’?

April 26, 2016OeMhhF0c_400x400

Devex, “Why we all need to ask: Who’s doing it better?

April 26, 2016

Tow Center for Digital Journalism, “Engaging Communities Through Solutions Journalism

April 20, 2016hMpQQmcc

How Do We Fix It? podcast, “Finding Solutions in News: David Bornstein

April 20, 2016jacksonfreepress

Jackson Free Press, “The Permission to Care Deeply

April 14, 2016nieman lab

Nieman Lab, “News got you down? Solutions-oriented journalism might be one way to re-engage local communities

April 13, 2016university-of-oregon_2013-12-17_13-46-56.245

University of Oregon, “Solutions journalism: Empower your audience by focusing on the whole story

April 13, 2016huff-post

Huffington Post, “Has the EU Referendum Campaign Thrown Us Off Balance?

April 7, 2016

ACEs Connection Network, “News You Can Use

April 6, 2016logo-caa-2x

UC Berkeley, “Poor Journalism: Is Media Coverage of the Poor Getting Better or Worse?

April 1, 2016journalism UK, “Study: Readers of solutions journalism stories spend more time on the article page

April 1, 2016huff-post

Huffington Post, “Four Reasons Why Solutions Journalism is Making the World a Better Place

March 30, 2016Temple_T_logo.svg

Temple University, “With $2 Million Gift, Temple University School of Media and Communication Announces Chair in Media, Cities and Solutions

March 28, 2016ngCfmtMp_400x400

Poynter, “How 10 Wisconsin newspapers teamed up to address the state’s youth suicide problem


DG+CO, “Could ‘Solutions Journalism’ Be the Next Big Thing For Nonprofits?

March 9, 2016ngCfmtMp_400x400

Poynter, “Solutions Journalism in Every Newsroom

March 8, 2016logo

Philanthropy Northwest, “In 10 Years: Philanthropy Funds Journalism

March 4, 2016PositiveImpact_Logo3-13

Positive Impact Podcast, “20.5 Stories: Solutions Journalism – Catherine Cheney (Devex)

February 24, 2016frank_header_logo1

Frank, “Johanna Blakley: Who Cares?

February 24, 2016YSWvhaX9

Mediashift, “Audience Awareness and Comprehension: The Seldom-Measured Metrics

February 23, 2016huff-post

Huffington Post, “‘What Now’ for News?

February 22, 2016default-preview-image

Medium, “From Chat Apps to Town Halls: Why More Newsrooms are Designing Journalism for Conversation

February 12, 2016CJR-logo

Columbia Journalism Review, “Could collaborating with scientists be the next step for investigative reporting?

February 10, 2016journalism UK, “Why solutions journalism can help news organisations improve their reporting

February 9, 2016CJR-logo

Columbia Journalism Review, “How local media coverage is forcing Cleveland to try to finally fix its lead problem

February 8, 2016journalism UK, “How solutions journalism can help news outlets deliver better stories

January 14, 2016PopTechLogo

PopTech, “Solutions outside the box that are really working

January 8, 2016signal-logo

Emma Jones, “Investigating what’s going right

December 31, 2015s-jhPMWz_400x400

Education Writers Association, “EWA Radio: Here Are Your Favorites of 2015″

December 9, 20152001

Greg Van Kirk, “Core Value: Trust we Must!

December 1, 2015default-preview-image

The Local News Lab (Medium), “From #GivingTuesday to #GivingNewsDay

November 30, 2015journalism UK, “5 key research findings about young online audiences from BBC World Service”

November 17, 2015


StreetFight, “The Challenge for ‘Indie’ News Sites: Monetizing Highly Engaged Audiences

November 12, 2015reveal-square-logo-black_prx_medium__1__medium_square

Reveal (Center for Investigative Reporting), “What’s next for media impact? Lessons from Dissection”

November 2, 2015huff-post

Huffington Post, “Connecting Military Spouses with Opportunities to Serve

October 25, 2015logo_fb

Cleveland Plain Dealer, “Lessons learned about lead poisoning brought home: George Rodrigue

September 19, 2015logo_fb

Cleveland Plain Dealer, “Reporting on problems with solutions in mind: George Rodrigue”

September 18, 2015logo

John Jay, “27 Journalist Fellows Chosen to Strengthen Reporting on Reducing Violence”

September 3, 2015photo

Global Editors Network, “Positive Deviance – The Art of Solutions-Focused News”

August 28, 2015Screen Shot 2013-02-02 at 4.46.03 PM

Center for Public Integrity, “Working on Solutions as Well as Problems”

August 26, 2015

YOUTOPIA: Can the News be Less Negative?

August 5, 2015photo

Global Editors Network, “The Editors Toolkit

August 4, 2015nieman lab

Nieman Lab, “Want to convince your newsroom to practice solutions journalism? There’s a guide for that

international-journalists-network-6491fdcdd8July 9, 2015

International Journalists Network, “Tips from the Solutions Journalism Network: How journalists can focus on more than just problems

June 30huff-post, 2015

Huffington Post, “Argument and Sound Bites Drumpf Civility

June 19, 2015

Humanosphere, “Exploring solutions journalism with David Bornstein

June 11, 2015

Nieman Reports, “Is Solutions Journalism the Solution?

May 20, 2015

American Society of Journalists and Authors, “The Solutions Journalism Approach

May 19huff-post, 2015

Huffington Post, “‘If It Succeeds, It Leads’: Why the News Is Changing for Good

April 22, 2015images

ONE, “The power of Solutions Journalism: a conversation with Investigative Reporter Tina Rosenberg

March 8, 2015PRI

PRI’s The World, “9 stories show how to make things better”

chronicle-of-philanthropyFeb. 17, 2015

The Chronicle of Philanthropy, “In Storytelling, Focusing on Solutions, not Problems”

huff-postFeb. 11, 2015

Huffington Post, “Why we’re all frustrated with how news is covered, according to Google”

Feb. 9,

Forbes, “Forget Brian Williams: Journalism is changing from the bottom up”

images-1Jan. 27, 2015

KQED, Forum with Michael Krasney, “‘Solutions Journalism’ Pushes Boundaries of Traditional Reporting

nieman labJan. 14, 2015

Nieman Lab, “Solutions Journalism Network releases new guide to practicing solutions journalism”

Jan. 14, 2015international-journalists-network-6491fdcdd8

International Journalists Network, “Solutions Journalism Network launches free toolkit”

CJR-logoDec. 4, 2014

Columbia Journalism Review, “Building a new storytelling movement”

TheMedia4Dec. 3, 2014

The Media Online, “Solutions Journalism: Good reporting that delivers lessons”

Sept. 29, 2014CJR-logo

Columbia Journalism Review, “Good news is good business, but not a cure-all for journalism

journalism UKAug. 18, 2014

Journalism UK, “Why constructive journalism can help engage the audience”

Naa_logoJune 9, 2014

Newspaper Assn. of America, “Got a problem? Readers want a solution” (PDF)

nieman labJune 2, 2014

Nieman Lab, “Readers like stories about problems more when they also include possible solutions”

ivoh2-1014x487May 1, 2014

ivoh Media, “Tina Rosenberg: ‘Covering Responses to Problem…Has the Possibility to Make Society Stronger'”

knightFeb. 18, 2014

Knight Foundation Blog, “Journalism as knowledge: Covering solutions to strengthen communities”

APi_BlackOrange_600-300x150Jan. 15, 2014

American Press Institute, “Reporting ‘The Whole Story’: 9 Questions with David Bornstein”

10000 wordsJan. 14, 2014

10,000 Words, “Solutions Journalism Network Wins Knight Foundation’s News Challenge Grant”

nieman labJan. 14, 2014

Nieman Lab, “With Knight funding, Solutions Journalism Network wants to grow reporting on positive results in health reporting”

global voicesDec. 27, 2013

Global Voices, “The News Cycle is Broken: Can Solutions Journalism Fix it?”

Dec. 19, 2013ashoka

Ashoka, “Alexandra Gibbs: The Line Between Advocacy and Journalism”

Dec. 19, 2013ashoka

Ashoka, “David Beers: Three Ways to Report Solutions”

nieman labJune 4, 2013

Harvard’s Nieman Lab, “A New Kind of Activist Journalism: When Finding Solutions Are Part of Journalists’ Job, Too, 29, 2012

Forbes, “Up for Debate: Why We Need Solutions Journalism”

May 15, 2012

Jonathan Stray, “The hard part of solution journalism is agreeing on the problems

nyt-logoDecember 20, 2011

New York Times, “Why Solutions Journalism Matters, Too”