Interview 1027 – Sean Dagan Wood Promotes Positive News

04/14/20150 Comments

Sean Dagan Wood is the Editor-in-Chief of PositiveNews.org.uk, a publication dedicated to solutions-oriented journalism. Today he joins us to discuss the philosophy and psychology of positive news reporting, and how new research is proving the positive mental and even physical effects it can have on the public. We also discuss examples of this type of journalism and how this trend is starting to replace the old “fear porn” media paradigm that focuses on dangers and threats.

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