Welcome to  Constructive Institute and a global hub for people who believe that journalism might be part of the problem in the trust meltdown in our democracies – but also that journalism needs to be part of the solution. We want to change the global news culture in 5 years. Join us.

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I think that one of the problems that can drive cynicism in journalism is if the public sees journalists as being only in the position of calling out and trying to find villains and not as a pivotal part of the democracy that is trying to move society forward.

– Matt Thompson, Editor-in-Chief, Center for Investigative Reporting

The table illustrates how a constructive story typically sets out from a documented problem in society and thus represents an additional step to the news cycle as we know it today. From breaking, to investigative, to constructive.

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"How To" Examples of Great Constructive Journalism

In this section we breakdown practical examples of how skilled and innovative journalists are experimenting with Constructive Journalism approaches.

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The Constructive Fellowship Program

The Constructive Institute Fellowship Program aims to give talented media professionals with a potential to influence the future of journalism, access to an academic bank of knowledge at a top class university for the duration of an academic year.

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