Constructive journalism is being practiced in various newsrooms around the world, and scholars are beginning to study its process and impact.
Check out the following interactive graphic to see how Danish journalist Cathrine Gyldensted and I conceptualized constructive journalism in our research paper, “Constructive journalism: An introduction and practical guide for applying positive psychology techniques to news production,” which was published in the Journal of Media Innovations in 2017. Click on the apples to access a Google spreadsheet where you can add your own examples of the various constructive journalism genres. Graphic produced by Joshua Smith at Virginia Commonwealth University.
By Cathrine Gyldensted
By Ulrik Haagerup
By Jodie Jackson