This course is an introduction to Solutions Journalism, which is rigorous and compelling reporting about responses to social problems. The course will teach participants how to expand their reporting on societal ills by putting a critical investigative lens on potential solutions, highlighting responses with an evidence-based track record of success.
In the three modules, you will learn:
About the instructors
This course has been developed by Solutions Journalism Network. The instructors for this course are Matthew Kauffman and Ruona Meyer. Matthew Kauffman is an investigative reporter and data journalist. Ruona Meyer is the Africa Initiative Manager for the Solutions Journalism Network.
This is an introductory module to Solutions Journalism. What is solutions journalism? What is it not? Why is it important?
In this module, we cover the key concepts of Solutions Journalism needed to get started, write and use data in your Solutions Journalism articles.