Are you looking to become a better journalist? We’ve got the tools you need, whether you’re a seasoned freelancer or the youngest guy 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.
(But you love great journalism)?
Explore SolutionsU™, a platform that connects educators and students to solutions stories, and to tools to incorporate these stories in their teaching and learning.
Visit Solutions Story Tracker™, a curated database of solutions journalism stories.
How a small newspaper took on the issue of infant mortality, and united the town around solutions with a community baby showerREAD THE STORY
Memo from OPB senior producer Allison FrostREAD THE STORY
Be willing to learn (and un-learn)READ THE STORY
90 editors, reporters, J-school professors, and engagement experts overran Sundance in November to discuss the future of journalism — here’s what we’re taking into 2018.READ THE STORY
Seattle Hub coordinator Gregory Scruggs shares how he developed his story on the UN Habitat III Summit.READ THE STORY
The Health Guide equips you to shift the lens on the health beat.READ THE STORY
1. Explain what solutions journalism is (and what it isn’t)READ THE STORY
David Kirp joined SJN’s Bay Area community this week at Berkeley to discuss what unites these two fields.READ THE STORY
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Collections are versatile, powerful and simple to create. From a customized course reader to an action-guide for an upcoming service-learning trip, collections illuminate themes, guide inquiry, and provide context for how people around the world are responding to social challenges.
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Photo Credits: Almudena Toral; Gabe Hernandez/Corpus Christi Caller-Times; Cody Pope; Matt Stokes
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If you can provide a space, we’re always happy to do in-person trainings for newsroom teams. Our core training explains what solutions journalism is and how to employ it as an additional tool in your reporting.
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