Reporting on Effective Responses to Society’s Problems
In this two-hour course, the Transitions team, aided by resources from the Solutions Journalism Network, will introduce you to the practice of solutions journalism. This course consists of five lessons, several interactive exercises, a short video on how to do SoJo, and links to additional resources. By the end of this course, you will be able to:
1) Define solutions journalism and identify SoJo “imposters”;
2) Explain the key criteria of solutions journalism;
3) Get started on a SoJo story; and
4) Know how to pitch a solutions-oriented story.