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The Constructive Institute seeks to foster knowledge, inspiration and role models for the global constructive journalism movement. Hover over the projects in our library to learn more and get involved.

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We’ve hosted sessions in Denmark and Kenya for the next generation of politicians and journalists to strengthen democratic dialogue

Democratic Bootcamps

We work with research organizations, academics and scientists to inspire the news industry to work toward a journalism for tomorrow

Constructive News Lab

We developed software to provide newsrooms and publishers with an innovative, technical tool for evaluating the “constructiveness” of their news output

Constructive News Algorithm

Every year, the Constructive Institute convenes media professionals and others with the potential to impact the future of journalism from across the world

Global conference

We brought an international cohort of journalists together to develop best practices, tools and tips to help journalists reduce political and social polarization

Listen Louder: How to Counter Polarization

We invite media professionals to spend an academic year working on constructive journalism projects as Constructive Institute Fellows

Fellowship program

We worked with the Danida Fellowship Centre to train and support a group of
African journalists ahead of COP27 and its
implementation on the African continent

Constructive Climate Coverage for Africa

We worked with the feminist magazine Magdalene to create a constructive journalism guide for Indonesian journalists

Constructive Journalism for Indonesia

We created a coverage guide with Colombian newsrooms to combine elements of peace journalism and constructive journalism

Post-Conflict Journalism in Colombia

We co-developed curricula with Deutsche Welle for journalism trainers in South Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa and the MENA region

Deutsche Welle training support