Northwestern Now: "Not just more bad news: What is solutions journalism?"

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Deborah Douglas poses in front of brightly colored artwork

Deborah Douglas is a longtime solutions journalism proponent who sees solutions reporting as critical for breaking deficit-framed narratives in marginalized communities.

In a new interview with Northwestern Now, Douglas delivers a deft explainer you can share with anyone curious about solutions journalism, why it maybe should be called response journalism and how journalism currently has too many "dead mice."

Douglas is the director of the Solutions Journalism Hub housed at the Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications at Northwestern University.