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8 New Fellows Appointed at Constructive Institute
Constructive Institute is proud to welcome eight journalistic talents
as Constructive Journalism Fellows from September 2018.
They will get access to research and education at Aarhus University and get one year away from deadlines to reflect
and develop better, more meaningful and trusted journalism through a fellowship
at the independent Constructive Institute.
With careers at DR, TV2, Jyllands-Posten, International Media Support, Finnish YLE and Jysk Fynske Media the 8 journalists
get an unique opportunity to become role models for a news profession challenged by budgets, relevance and trust.
The fellowships are made possible by partnerships with 3 philanthropic foundations:
The 5 TrygFonden Constructive Journalism Fellows are:
- Morten Vestergaard, 42, journalist at Danish national daily Jyllands-Posten
- Kristina Lund Jørgensen, 45, editor and journalists at Danish regional daily Fyens Stiftstidende
- Mette Koue, 42, news editor at dr.dk
- Rasmus Bøttcher Christensen, 31, journalists at DR News, Danish Broadcasting Corporation
- Henrik Grunnet, 58, producer and strategic advisor at International Media Support
The 2 RealDania Contructive Journalism Fellows are:
- Allan Bo Poulsen, 45, DR regions in Holstebro
- Linda Olsen, 40, criminiologist and journalist and former editor at Danish broadcaster TV2
Helsingin Sanomat Foundation Journalism Fellow is:
- Silja Raunio, 28, journalist Finnish Public Broadcaster YLE.
View pictures from the Global Constructive Journalism Conference
Constructive journalism is an approach that aims to provide audiences with a fair, accurate and contextualised picture of the world, without overemphasising the negative and the sensational.
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