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Images & Voices of Hope | December 2, 2020

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Images of Resilience and Resistance

March 2, 2018 |

Last week we talked about how new messengers are reviving the national dialogue on gun safety in significant and hopefully sustainable ways.

This week I wanted to address the power of images in creating and disrupting our predominant cultural … Read More

Solutions Journalism Network explores how negative news impacts small communities in the Mountain West

March 9, 2016 |


Recently Keith H. Hammonds, president of Solutions Journalism Network, published “Our lives are not simply black and white.” The article, which was published on the Solutions Journalism Network’s new Medium page: The Whole Story, addresses the importance of reporting on … Read More

5 stories that show how the media can be a force for good

August 13, 2015 |

Over the past week, we’ve come across some interesting stories that show how the media can create meaningful awareness and change. A few of the stories focus on creative approaches to anniversary coverage, while others offer up interesting examples of restorative narrative and solutions … Read More

Solutions Journalism Network publishes helpful toolkit

January 15, 2015 |

David Bornstein, cofounder of the Solutions Journalism Network, spoke at ivoh’s 2014 summit. 



  Our friends at the Solutions Journalism Network have published a compelling, 48-page toolkit for journalists and editors who want to incorporate solutions reporting into … Read More

Sean Dagan Wood on how ‘positive’ news can inspire change & innovation

September 24, 2014 |

Sean Dagan Wood speaks about how the media can have a more positive impact on the people and communities it serves. (Screengrab from Wood’s TEDX talk on YouTube.)



In a recent TEDx talk, Positive News editor Sean Dagan … Read More

How media practitioners can paint a more accurate picture of the world

September 8, 2014 |

How can you be an informed citizen without being brought down by the “unbearable weight of world news”?

It’s an important question that’s likely on the minds of many, including Solutions Journalism Network cofounder Courtney Martin. In an On Being guest column published … Read More

How constructive journalism, solutions journalism & restorative narratives are changing the media landscape

August 18, 2014 |

David Bornstein talks with San Francisco Chronicle reporter Kevin Fagan and Roberta Baskin, president of ivoh’s board of trustees, during ivoh’s 2014 Mindful Media Summit.



A handful of organizations are working to create a more thoughtful discussion around … Read More

Fellows program yields untold stories about environmental changemakers in China

July 28, 2014 |

Huai River Guardians co-founder, Huo Minjie, inspects water purified by one of the organization’s 26 installed systems. (Photo courtesy of the International Reporting Program.)


By Mike Wallberg

Mike is a fellow of the International Reporting Program and a freelance journalist in Vancouver, … Read More

Solutions Journalism Network’s David Bornstein: ‘Problems scream but the solutions whisper’

July 16, 2014 |


In his talk at ivoh’s Mindful Media Summit, David Bornstein explained how journalists can improve their coverage by focusing more on solutions and less on problems. Bornstein is a founder of the Solutions Journalism Network — an organization that … Read More

How the media can inspire positive change, be a force for good

May 16, 2014 |

How can the media effect positive social change? That question was at the heart of a Webinar that ivoh’s Mallary Tenore led this week for Gatehouse Media.

In the Webinar, she went over four main ways that the media can … Read More