COJO Against Covid is bringing you two free webinars this month. Join the Bournemouth University team, Solutions Journalism Network and the Association of British Science Writers for two excellent events on incorporating solutions journalism into your work.
Introduction to solutions journalism, Wednesday 20 October at 1pm
Solutions Journalism Network is running an introductory masterclass on solutions journalism for UK journalists. This webinar explores the criteria for solutions journalism. Together, we will go through examples of successful solutions journalism articles relevant to the UK audiences. Bournemouth University research team will also share the findings on the contribution solutions journalism can make for local communities in the UK. Register your interest on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/178151996417
Getting a boost from evidence- and science-led solutions, Wednesday 27 October at 1pm
Our project partners at the Association of British Science Writers are running a webinar on ways use scientific evidence in an engaging way in your reporting. New Scientist Chief reporter Adam Vaughan shares his expertise in constructive science journalism. Register your interest on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/183511005357
COJO Against Covid is an 18-month project investigating how constructive journalism (COJO) can help Covid-19 pandemic recovery in local and regional areas of the UK. Mentees taking part in the project are based in newsrooms across Scotland, England and Wales. Check out the story collection to see all reports produced so far, covering a range of topics from business to health and community projects. The training centre is a great resource to get started with solutions journalism. Keep up with the project by following us on Twitter and Facebook.