Does the bad news cycle have you feeling down? You’re not alone. More than half of Americans say the news causes them stress, with many reporting feelings of anxiety, fatigue or sleep loss as a result, a survey shows.


So what’s the solution? Perhaps, Constructive Journalism, compelling reporting that empowers audiences to respond constructively, presenting a fuller picture of truth while upholding journalism’s core functions and ethics. Simply put, constructive journalism presents both problems and progress.

This week on BetterWorldians Radio we’re speaking with Positive News Researcher Jodie Jackson. Jodie talks about her own experience feeling depressed and hopeless from reading the news and shares what she he discovered about constructive journalism.

Tune in to this episode to hear Jodie talk about the ways constructive journalism can reduce anxiety, improve moods and social relationships, and give hope.