Solutions Journalism in Everyday and Investigative Reporting
Hundreds of newsrooms around the U.S. are using solutions journalism to add variety, impact, audience appeal and engagement to their report. As part of an investigative series, solutions reporting on how other places are doing things better can take away the excuses of local officials and create major impact.
What is solutions journalism?
How and when should we use it?
How can we report on what works with high standards and without advocacy, public relations, "good news" or fluff?
How can it be used to strengthen investigative reporting?
Raising Local Money for Solutions Journalism Projects
What does a solutions approach add to your pitch?
Which funding sources might be receptive?
How do you ask?
How can you structure grants with a minimum of fuss and bureaucracy?
How do you ensure your news organization retains full editorial control and maintains high journalistic standards?
Join a webinar with:
George Stanley, editor, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. George has been a creative and successful fundraiser for solutions (and other) projects with local foundations and universities.
Karen Ager, Communcations Director, New Hampshire Endowment for Health. Karen is currently funding a full-time reporter at the New Hampshire Union-Leader for Silver Linings
, a two-year solutions-focused project on aging.