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Solutions Journalism Network, with funding from the Enlight Foundation, is supporting Catalyst with a $185,000 grant

The Catalyst Journalism Project combines investigative and solutions journalism

From Catalyst faculty

‘Solutions journalism’ may move audiences more than jarring images | by Nicole Dahmen

Evidence of a solution: Using data to report more than just bad news | by Brent Walth

Dozens of Oregon media outlets collaborated on suicide prevention coverage — here’s what they learned | by Brent Walth and Nicole Dahmen

Secrecy versus sunshine: Efforts to hide government records never stop | by Brent Walth

Here’s what it looks like when 30 media entities from one state work together | by Brent Walth and Nicole Dahmen

DAs sometimes make ‘in the public interest’ expensive | by Brent Walth

DAs often stumble on records rule delays | by Brent Walth

Solutions journalism educators academy | by Nicole Dahmen

How to do better visual journalism for solutions stories | by Nicole Dahmen

Study seeks 1,300 journalists’ opinions on improving coverage of mass shootings | by Nicole Dahmen

‘Solutions journalism’ can make a difference | by Nicole Dahmen, Brent Walth and Kathryn Thier

Remix: How and why to teach solutions journalism | by Kathryn Thier

What type of journalist are you? | by Nicole Dahmen

From Catalyst students

Solutions journalism students host community event on #MeToo | by Isabella Garcia

How can you teach solutions journalism? | featuring Kaylee Tornay

Why you should learn about solutions journalism | by Brittany Norton

A student’s perspective: Solutions journalism can help foster engagement, trust | by Morgan Theophil

DEQ Has Oregon in dirty hot water | by Katherine Smith

Investigative journalism strategies that can make any article sing | by Carl Segerstrom

Solutions journalism: Empower your audience by focusing on the whole story | by Corinne Ellis

Other news

How investigative solutions reporting helped spur congressional action and a push for policy change at the NCAA

How a Tweet and a leap of faith led to a solutions journalism class focused on #MeToo

Denying mass killers ‘sick, twisted fame’: Public officials refuse to name them to avoid copycats

Rethinking the response to mass shootings

How do you spell solutions journalism? E-v-i-d-e-n-c-e: How a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist-turned professor overcame his skepticism and embraced rigorous reporting on responses to problems

Data reporting with Brent Walth and Jennifer LaFleur

How educator Kathryn Thier helps the next journalist generation see their “role in society”

Oregon newsrooms team up to ‘break silence’ around suicide

“It elevated my teaching:” The Solutions Journalism Educators Academy provides time and resources for college profs to deepen expertise

Why we need hopeful news: Reading news stories that offer solutions and hope can make us more engaged with the news

How j-schools are innovating by reporting on solutions

Kathryn Thier named one of top 20 innovative j-school educators

How do you bring solutions journalism into your classroom?

Preparing journalists for the “fake news” era

Indiana University professor discusses her research with Nicole Dahmen on solutions journalism imagery

Fresh approaches to the role of journalism at local titles in the Pacific Northwest: How local journalists in the region are adopting solutions journalism and rethinking objectivity

Following the mass shooting in Las Vegas, Nicole Dahmen suggests media adopt solutions journalism and restorative narrative reporting

Catalyst student Kaylee Tornay discuss solutions journalism and the process of reporting her story on Eugene Community Court

Want to teach solutions journalism? J-School professors share their syllabi, assignments, grading rubrics, and other materials

Nicole Dahmen discusses journalistic support for solutions reporting on the topic of mass shootings

In Eugene, Oregon, the newspaper takes on an issue ‘in a way that couldn’t be told from the outside’

Solutions Journalism Network launches Portland chapter at Agora Center event

New research shows journalistic support for restorative narrative

Here’s what you should know about teaching solutions journalism

Solutions Journalism Network series on Thier, Dahmen and OR Magazine

Could ‘solutions journalism’ be the next big thing for nonprofits?

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