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An innovative approach to election reporting: New free online course offers strategies and solutions for community-first coverage

In 2024, roughly half of the world’s adults will head to the polls in this super election year, putting democracy and the media’s role in the spotlight. In this significant year for elections, the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, in partnership with The Solutions Journalism Network, is proud to present a new free […]

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Story produced from Solutions Journalism course aids local conservation efforts in Colombia

After taking a course on solutions journalism with the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, James Hall incorporated the approach for a story he wrote for environmental journalism site Mongabay. The story, which focused on the conservation efforts of a small NGO in Colombia called Techo de Agua (Roof of Water), prompted an alliance between the NGO and local researchers, aimed at finding real-world solutions for conservation efforts.

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Argentina-based news outlet seeks to tell novel stories about job discrimination of vulnerable communities in LatAm

News outlet Otra Economía emerged in Argentina to shift perspectives on the current economic model, fostering dialogue on concepts such as triple impact, circular economy, entrepreneurship, and social innovation. It also offers a workshop for journalists to address social injustice and workplace discrimination.

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Learn how to incorporate a solutions journalism approach to your work with new self-directed course

More than 2,300 participants from 137 countries recently completed the massive open online course (MOOC) "Solutions journalism: New ways of elevating your reporting and engaging audiences." It’s now available as a free self-directed course and can be taken at any time, at your own pace.

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Through stories that address social problems, Human Journalism Network puts a new face on the media

The Human Journalism Network, a platform created by Red/Acción from Argentina with the purpose of sharing stories that "portray how people and communities face our most urgent social problems," finished its Global Edition. Fourteen news outlets from different countries joined forces for this edition and its success has them contemplating a third edition for 2024.

Members of the ISOJ panel “How to improve the coverage of the climate crisis and avoid the ‘Don’t Look Up’ scenario” react to the ISOJ audience April 15. From left to right: the moderator John Schwartz, professor in the School of Journalism and Media at UT Austin; Manuela Andreoni, journalist at The New York Times; Darryl Fears, environmental justice reporter, The Washington Post, Vernon Loeb, executive editor, Inside Climate News, and Michael Webber, Josey Centennial Professor in Energy Resources, UT Austin.

Avoiding the ‘heads buried in the sand scenario’: Experts discussed effective climate change coverage in the news, fostering connection with readers

Panelists shared at ISOJ their strategies for reporting climate change and recommendations for where coverage can improve. They shared the importance of making stories more personal for readers, re-imagining storytelling, collaborating in the spread of information and promoting optimism through solutions. 

Learn how to elevate your reporting with solutions journalism; Sign up for new free online course

In the course, instructor Hugo Balta will dispel common misconceptions about solutions journalism and will give students insights into how solutions journalism can apply to a variety of beats in a variety of mediums, including print, online, and broadcast. He’ll also talk about the impact of solutions journalism, drawing upon related research.