Solutions Journalism in Every Newsroom

Course Overview

Solutions Journalism in Every Newsroom
Self-Directed Course
This $29.95 course is available free of cost thanks to the support of the Rita Allen Foundation.
Time Estimate:
This course will take 3-4 hours to complete. You can stop and come back to it at any time.

About Self-Directed Courses

In a self-directed course, you can start and stop whenever you like, progressing entirely at your own pace and going back as many times as you want to review the material.

This course was developed in partnership with the Solutions Journalism Network:

What Will I Learn:
  • How to define solutions journalism
  • How to identify and vet solutions journalism story ideas
  • How to structure a solutions story
  • How to write or produce solutions stories
  • How to incorporate solutions journalism into daily workflow and beat reporting
Who should take this course:

Journalists who are considering incorporating solutions journalism into their reporting repertoires; editors and managers who want to strengthen their staff's skills at reporting solutions stories; professors, teachers and students who want to incorporate solutions journalism into journalism education, and anyone who is interested in news being not only about problems but also about solutions.


Rita Allen Foundation

The Rita Allen Foundation invests in transformative ideas in their earliest stages to leverage their growth and promote breakthrough solutions to significant problems.

Training Partner:

Solutions Journalism Network

The Solution Journalism Network works to legitimize and spread the practice of solutions journalism: rigorous and compelling reporting about responses to social problems. Visit our new website and join The Hub, an online space to connect, support and celebrate journalists, experts and social entrepreneurs from around the world.