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Browse constructive journalism examples and instructive case studies from around the world. If you have an example for us to include, share it here.

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How To Build a Constructive Newsroom

How to build a constructive newsroom? In 2019 TV2 Fyn decided to develop the world’s first constructive newsroom. The regional tv station has the goal of changing the news culture across their different departments by 2020.

How To Connect People in Polarized Communities?

Deustchland Spricht was initiated by the repsected German news website ZEIT ONLINE as an answer to the central question “At a time in which significant parts of society have forgotten to talk to each other, how can we restart the conversation?”

How To Host A Civil And Curious Political Debate Show

How to host a debate show where participants listen to one another instead of scoring points? The Norwegian national broadcaster NRK launched a political debate show where guests find points of connection rather than ways to discredit one another.

How To Incorporate Solution Focused Stories into Radio Newscasts

“Perspektiven has generated the largest feedback from the audience that the channel has ever received,” says Adrian Feuerbacher, journalist at NDR.

How To Make a Local Newspaper Relevant To Its Community

The constructive approach made an impact on the bottom line as well, subscriptions to the digital newspaper also rose and continue to rise.

How To Offer Local Solutions in a Regional Newspaper

In November 2014, Nice Matin faced insolvency as a result of the decline in single-copy sales and advertising revenue. To save their newspaper, employees each gave a month’s salary to buy their company and started redefining their strategy, which called for an update.

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How To Produce a Season of Constructive Coverage

Crossing Divides stories have attracted over 40 million page views and the video stories have had over 40 million views on social media.

How To Show What Works Through a TV Documentary Series

The program shows who and what are most effective in efforts to solve the world’s major challenges.

How To Turn A Regional Radio Constructive

At Radio Kalmar constructive journalism is a part of the everyday workflow and reporters use a constructive lens to examine each step of the journalism process.