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 news emphasise what’s going wrong? After seven years [...]
When journalist Danielle Batist became pregnant, she was shocked by a cultural overdose of dramatic birth stories. A year after her own baby arrived, she explores efforts to create a more [...]
From downtown New York to remote corners of India, sport is being used to break social barriers and address issues from homelessness to addiction
We revisit the divestment movement. What progress has been made?
Frustrated with the way mainstream media ignores much of the progress being made in the world, researcher Jodie Jackson set out to uncover the power of positive news. She tells Danielle Batist [...]
With both youth depression and youth unemployment on the rise, calls are growing for a different kind of learning. Could ‘positive education’ enhance not just wellbeing, but academic performance too?
From India to the Netherlands, 3 schools and colleges where learning is not about academic achievement alone
Accomplished yet accessible, Alexander Chapman Campbell's solo piano music is catching the ears of his classical critics as much as it is his peers online. Positive News sits down with the [...]
A new scheme aims to improve the lives of homeless people while making use of old laptops
Since its inception last year, the Constructive Journalism Project has worked with hundreds of staff reporters, freelance writers and students to bring more solutions-focused elements into [...]
Peace activist Arun Gandhi reflects on the enduring wisdom of his grandfather, the Indian spiritual and political leader Mahatma Gandhi
Wellbeing and ‘peripheral’ subjects have long been sidelined in the UK education system. But as teachers and pupils struggle under increased pressure, calls for a radical rethink of the system [...]
We go pitch-side at the twelfth Homeless World Cup to find out how this alternative tournament is changing lives for the better around the globe
In thousands of schools around the world, children aged 5-12 take lessons from a newborn baby. The result? Increased emotional intelligence, understanding and empathy