Articles by Jodie Jackson

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Why children, as well as adults, need stories about solutions Jodie Jackson, an expert on the psychological impact of negative news, introduces her new book for children Culture Positive People Society Wellbeing
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Six ways to improve your media diet Through our choices, we have the power to improve our media diet, our mental health and possibly society, writes Jodie Jackson, author of Yo... Media Opinion
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‘When we witness the unbelievable, it makes it achievable’ If we are limited to reading and seeing stories of problems and failures, it is tricky to see beyond them, suggests researcher and author Jo... Media Opinion Society
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Why changing your news diet can change the world The negativity bias in the news is causing social harm. But journalism can change, and news consumers have the power to help make this happe... Lifestyle Media Society
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Helpless or hopeful? How the news shapes our self-belief Our belief about whether our actions can make a difference is influenced by the news media, explains positive psychology researcher Jodie Ja... Media Opinion
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How solution-focused news can empower people In the first of a regular series, positive psychology researcher Jodie Jackson explains how by studying the impact of Positive News upon its... Media Society
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