Constructive journalism embraces solutions, nuance and dialogue. Our mission at the Constructive Institute is to bring it to newsrooms worldwide.
The world needs better news
We believe that journalism is part of the problem in the trust meltdown in our societies — but also that journalism needs to be part of the solution.
We work with journalists, educators, researchers, tech innovators, philanthropists and others to create that solution. Get involved.
Constructive Journalism in Action
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Independent journalism is the core of society’s conversation and progress. It provides facts. Uncovers problems. And inspires potential solutions to the challenges facing all of us.
Today, people do not need more news, they need better news. That’s what we call constructive journalism.
CEO and Founder, Constructive Institute
73% of top news executives say constructive journalism is important to combat news avoidance and fatigue
Constructive news leads to 8% higher credibility for media outlets, compared with non-constructive news
“Constructive journalism is what journalism always should have been.”
We caught up with Nobel Peace Laureate and Rappler CEO Maria Ressa at our 2022 Global Conference in Bonn, Germany.
Read more about what constructive journalism is — and why we need it today.