Constructive Journalism: Hopeful news
Podcast #147 — Aired April 27, 2018

Does reading the news make you feel depressed and hopeless? You’re not alone. In fact, studies show it’s a common reaction. This week on BetterWorldians Radio we’re speaking with positive news researcher Jodie Jackson about Constructive Journalism, an approach that covers both problems and progress. Jodie will tell listeners how constructive journalism can reduce anxiety, improve moods and social relationships, and give hope.

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Jodie Jackson
Researcher, Positive News

Jodie Jackson is an author, researcher and campaigner. She holds a Master’s Degree in Applied Positive Psychology from the University of East London (UK) where she investigated the psychological impact of the news. As she discovered evidence of the beneficial effects of solutions focused news on our wellbeing, she grew convinced of the need to spread consumer awareness. She is a regular speaker at media conferences and universities. Jodie is also a qualified yoga teacher and life coach.