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SoJo Mix & Fix

Creating a solutions journalism community across Europe

 

For our first ever European solutions journalism summit, we’ll be bringing together reporters, editors, and other media professionals from all across the continent to discuss the challenges and triumphs of solutions journalism

Join us for this exclusively online event in 2022.

Our goal with this conference is to provide a space where journalists can make meaningful connections and find cross-border collaborators for solutions stories on disinformation, climate change, migration, polarization, and more.

Why should you attend?

  • Become part of a budding community of like-minded solutions journalism practitioners across Europe
  • Help set the agenda for future activities and events
  • Find cross-border collaborators for solutions stories on some of today’s most pressing social issues
  • Learn about some of the latest trends and research in solutions journalism.

We’re planning on a highly interactive format that’s focused on networking and discussion. So plan on chatting and sharing your ideas! The conference will take place for three hours every Wednesday in April, starting 13 April.

Speakers, schedule, and more information is coming soon!

Produced in cooperation with the Solutions Journalism Network.

Dates:

Wednesday, April 13
14:00–17:00 CET

Wednesday, April 20
14:00–17:00 CET

Wednesday, April 27
14:00–17:00 CET

Ticket price: 50 Euro

Speakers:

Migration

Tomas Lindner, Foreign Affairs Journalist, Respekt

Authoritarian regimes

Gonca Tokyol, Freelance Journalist

Polarization

Aya Ibrahim, Journalist, Deutsche Welle

Disinformation

Gil Skorwid, Journalist, Fixers.Press

Climate Change

Jocelyn Timperley, Freelance Climate Journalist

Education

Zuzana Hronova, Journalist, Aktualne

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Solutions Journalism: Report on Effective Responses to Society’s Problems

Want to catch up on one of the fastest-growing trends in journalism today?

Get introduced to solutions journalism in this two-hour course led by the Transitions team!

Are you tired of reporting bad news? Learn how to inspire your readers without sacrificing your journalistic integrity with our 30-minute crash course on solutions journalism. This course consists of five lessons, several interactive exercises, a short video on how to do SoJo, and links to additional resources from the Solutions Journalism Network.

Jeremy Druker, executive director of Transitions, leads the course

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
4) Pitch a solutions-oriented story.


Are you ready to inspire readers and report on solutions to important social problems?


Why Transitions?

Transitions is a partner of the Solutions Journalism Network, spreading the concept throughout Central and Eastern Europe, as well as Turkey. We have run dozens of SoJo workshops and trained hundreds of journalists and students. We provide capacity-building for educators. Our flagship online magazine, Transitions, regularly features solutions journalism.