Do you ever feel overwhelmed and powerless after watching the news? Does it make you feel sad about the world, without much hope for its future? The world is not as bad as the headlines would have you believe.
Today’s guest has spent the last ten years researching the damaging impact of the negativity bias in the news on our mental health and the health of our society, as well as investigating the impact of solutions-focused news. Her widely cited research has made her an influential figure within the movement for “Constructive Journalism”.
As a partner at The Constructive Journalism Project, she writes for established and emerging news platforms; speaks on panels with leading thinkers, academics and journalists; delivers workshops and training to journalists and regularly speaks at universities and media conferences around the world., we welcome author of “You are What You Read” Jodie Jackson
How the information we consume informs our reality
The psychological impact of negative news
The opportunities of constructive journalism
How we can all adjust our media diets
More about Jodie here: https://jodiejackson.com