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Solutions Journalism Is
COVERING WHAT WORKS,
WITHOUT THE FLUFF
A UNIVERSE OF STORIES
THAT AREN’T BEING TOLD
RIGOROUS REPORTING ON
RESPONSES TO SOCIAL PROBLEMS
PART OF A HIGHER-QUALITY
NEWS PRODUCT
A CRITICAL PART OF THE
FUTURE OF NEWS
SHARPENING
ACCOUNTABILITY
A WAY TO BUILD TRUST
WITH YOUR AUDIENCE
TAKING AWAY EXCUSES
TO HOLD POWER TO ACCOUNT
A WAY TO SPARK
CONSTRUCTIVE DISCOURSE
CONNECTING PROBLEMS
AND POSSIBILITIES

Are you looking for coverage of responses to COVID-19? We are closely following the journalism around the novel coronavirus and have amassed examples of reporting on responses to the global pandemic.

We train and connect journalists to cover what’s missing in today’s news: how people are responding to problems.

We’re working to bring solutions journalism to every newsroom worldwide.

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Solutions journalism, in the words of our network.

Solutions Journalism...

  • Can be character-driven, but focuses in-depth on a response to a problem and how the response works in meaningful detail
  • Focuses on effectiveness, not good intentions, presenting available evidence of results
  • Discusses the limitations of the approach
  • Seeks to provide insight that others can use

Solutions journalism, in the words of our network.

READY TO START PRACTICING SOLUTIONS JOURNALISM?
Visit The Hub, where we provide training for all types of journalism practitioners.

Are you looking to become a better journalist? We’ve got the tools you need, whether you’re a seasoned freelancer or the youngest journalist at the newsroom.

Are you an editor or a producer at a news outlet? We provide training, consulting, and other resources to help catalyze high-impact solutions reporting.

Teaching others how to do solutions journalism? Craft your own courses with our curriculum builder, and check out these resources on our blog.

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NOT A JOURNALIST

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Explore SolutionsU®, a platform that connects you with stories and knowledge of what is working and is powered by the Solutions Story Tracker®​, ​​​a database of solutions journalism stories​.

From the Blog

Solutions journalism on the coronavirus: how to get started

If you missed our webinars last week, here are the recordings with all the tips and information about how to tell the whole story.

March 31, 2020

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We all face the same coronavirus problem — solutions journalism shows who’s responding

Solutions journalism stories dig into what’s working to slow the pandemic’s spread and cope with fallout

March 26, 2020

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And SolutionsU is LIVE!

SolutionsU is supported in part by The Rockefeller Foundation.

March 26, 2020

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The COVID-19 SoJo Exchange

Social Distancing

March 22, 2020

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Teaching journalism in the time of COVID-19

March 21, 2020

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Coronavirus : pourquoi c’est le bon moment pour un journalisme de solutions

March 20, 2020

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24 questions pour guider la couverture des solutions au COVID-19

Plus l’aspect du problème auquel la solution sur laquelle vous enquêtez sera précis, plus votre travail journalistique sera efficace

March 20, 2020

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24 Questions to Frame your Solutions Reporting on COVID19

Zeroing in on small slices of the problem can help journalists uncover what’s working.

March 20, 2020

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