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'We all hold the power to change the news' When the impact of hearing near-constant bad news stories became a problem in her life, Jodie Jackson decided to delve deeper: why does the ... Media Society
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Positive childbirth: birthing a better story When journalist Danielle Batist became pregnant, she was shocked by a cultural overdose of dramatic birth stories. A year after her own baby... Lifestyle
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More than just fun and games? Sport as a tool of empowerment From downtown New York to remote corners of India, sport is being used to break social barriers and address issues from homelessness to addi... Body & Mind Lifestyle Sport Wellbeing
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Refuelling progress: divestment in fossil fuels gathers pace We revisit the divestment movement. What progress has been made? ... Economics Energy
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‘We can become more conscious consumers of news’ Frustrated with the way mainstream media ignores much of the progress being made in the world, researcher Jodie Jackson set out to uncover t... Media Society
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New school rules? Swotting up on ‘positive education’ With both youth depression and youth unemployment on the rise, calls are growing for a different kind of learning. Could ‘positive education... Education Society Wellbeing Youth
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