Editor Lucy Purdy introduces the new issue of Positive News magazine, which includes a candid interview with Russell Brand about addiction. It also features an interview with a terrorism survivor, portraits of young conservationists, and a look at the …
From political upheaval to humanitarian crises, the final three months of 2017 have seen many challenges. But behind the headlines are inspiring stories of progress. Here are 20 of our favourites
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Jeanette Haigh uses Positive News as a reading aid in adult literacy classes. The uplifting design and content make it a perfect match, she says
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New York City’s much-overblown reputation for hostility can’t possibly be true—because when Pat Kiernan opens his mouth, he is living proof.
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The search engine hopes that the fact check tool will help its users think critically about the accuracy and validity of their news sources.
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Lori Lakin Hutcherson was shocked when she was unable to find a website dedicated to positive news about black people. So she started one
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Our belief about whether our actions can make a difference is influenced by the news media, explains positive psychology researcher Jodie Jackson. Often we’re left overwhelmed, but stories can also be framed to empower us
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After “fake news” became such a popular topic during the election season, Google rolled out a fact checking program in October to verify the accuracy of American news articles. In the months since the election, Google has slowly, but surely, introduced it in countries around the world. On Friday, the tech company
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All you have to do to recycle this Japanese newspaper is tear it up, plant it in a pot, and water the remnants until they grow into gorgeous greenery.
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In medicine, vaccinating against a virus involves exposing a body to a weakened version of the threat, enough to build a tolerance. Social psychologists believe that a similar logic can be applied to help “inoculate” the public against misinformation, including the damaging influence of ‘fake news’ websites propagating myths about
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