solution problem
Credit: Image from Pixabay

The solutions-based approach to reporting has been growing in popularity in recent years, adopted by media organisations including The New York Times and The Huffington Post.

Articles focused on solutions also tend to generate more engagement from readers than stories that simply highlight the problem.

If you'd like to start writing solutions stories, check out this article on IJNet for tips on how to approach this type of reporting and more examples of solutions journalism in the media.

One thing to keep in mind is that solutions journalism, or constructive journalism, does not mean positive news or feel-good stories.

Free daily newsletter

If you like our news and feature articles, you can sign up to receive our free daily (Mon-Fri) email newsletter (mobile friendly).