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  • Using solutions journalism to make your investigations stronger

    What’s more powerful than a great investigation? A great investigation that also takes away excuses — by showing how others are doing better. A solutions component can add big impact and engagement to an investigative series. In this tipsheet, investigative reporters show how they bolstered their investigations of local wrongdoing by adding stories about other places doing better. And they teach techniques for writing solutions stories with the same rigor and heft as the rest of the series.

    Tags: solutions journalism; solutions-focused investigations; impact; engagement

    By Meg Kissinger, Tina Rosenberg and Perla Trevizo

    2018

  • Solutions Journalism Network

    Journalist and author Tina Rosenberg gave this presentation at the Chicago Watchdog workshop in 2015. She talked about the challenges and benefits that journalism faces when talking about social issues in a proactive way.

    Tags: social; issues; journalism; tips; proactive; solution

    By Tina Rosenberg

    2015