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Lernwerkstatt für Lösungsjournalismus!

Die Lernwerkstatt ist Ihre wichtigste Ressource, um lösungsorientierten Journalismus zu produzieren, also gründliche und fesselnde Berichterstattung über Antworten auf gesellschaftliche Probleme. Vom Entdecken einer großartigen Idee für eine Geschichte über die besten Interviewfragen bis zum Entwickeln eines fesselnden Spannungsbogen, hier geht’s los.

Die Grundlagen

2 hour

WAS SIE LERNEN: Die Schlüssel-Prinzipien von lösungsorientiertem Journalismus. Was ist er? Was ist er nicht? Was ist wichtig? Und wie setzt man ihn um, von der ersten Idee bis zur fertigen Geschichte?

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I. Einführung (30min)

Willkommen

Woran erkenne ich lösungsorientierten Journalisms?

Was Lösungsjournalismus NICHT ist

Warum Lösungsjournalismus?

Welche Wirkung kann Lösungsjournalismus haben?

Lösungsjournalismus in Ihrem Arbeitsfluss

II. Prinzipien der Berichterstattung (60min)

Stufen zum Aufbau einer Lösungsgeschichte

Einleitung

Aufschlussreich über Misserfolge berichten

Puzzleteile

Kann die Lösungsperspektive auch in kurzen Stücken funktionieren?

Lösungsjournalismus mit Deadline

Lösungsjournalismus und Investigation

Einleitung

Gute Lösungsgeschichten…

Interviews für Lösungsgeschichten

Einleitung

Den Themenvorschlag formulieren

Eine Lösungsperspektive in Ihre Themengebiete einbringen

III. Grundlagen des Storytelling (30min)

Eine lösungsorientierte Geschichte strukturieren

Berichtart: Positive Abweichung

Berichtart: Große neue Idee

Berichtart: Experiment im Gange

Berichtart: Verwandlung eines Ortes

Helden oder Protagonisten?

Explore Our Issue Guides

Health guide

Health Guide

Health Guide

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I. Introduction (15min)

Welcome

When Should I Try a Solutions Approach?

Reporter Chalktalk: Brie Zeltner

II. Health Reporting (40min)

Introduction

Finding Solutions Stories

Slices

Evidence Introduction

Story Annotation

Evaluating Evidence

Data Resources

Positive Deviants

III. Health Storytelling (15min)

Health Storytelling

Story Annotation

Avoiding Advocacy

1 hour, 10 minute

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Education Guide

Education Guide

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I. Introduction (10min)

Welcome

Case Study

II. Education Reporting (65min)

Issues Introduction

Issue 1: The Performance Gap

Issue 2: School Choice

Issue 3: Early Childhood Education & Universal Pre-K

Issue 4: Standards & Testing

Issue 5: Teacher Evaluation & Training

Issue 6: Digital Learning

Issue 7: Higher Education

Evidence: Introduction

Using Data

Getting Inside Test Scores

Research Studies

Slices

III. Education Storytelling (10min)

Story Walkthrough

Reporter Q&A

1 hour, 25 minute

Violence guide

Violence Guide

Violence Guide

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I. Introduction (10min)

Welcome

Case Study

II. Violence Reporting (40min)

Issues: Introduction

Issue: Childhood Trauma

Issue: Gun Violence

Issue: Mental Health

Issue: Police Use of Force

Issue: Domestic Violence

Issue: School Discipline

Slices

III. Violence Storytelling (10min)

Story Walkthrough

Reporter Q&A

1 hour

Economic mobility

Economic Mobility Guide

Economic Mobility Guide

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I. Introduction (15min)

Welcome

Case Study

Research: Attitudes about Poverty

II. Reporting (70min)

COVID-19

Education

Family Care

Changing Cities

Rural Communities

Housing

The Justice System

Racial Inequality

Immigrant Communities

Disability & Inequality

How Much Evidence?

Sources

Context and Definitions

III. Storytelling (80min)

Introduction

Story Annotation: "Moms in Prison"

Story Annotation: "Rural Essential Workers"

Reporting Q&A

Language

Framing

Get Started

2 hour, 45 minute

Go Deeper

Curriculum builder

J-School Curriculum Builder

J-School Curriculum Builder

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I. Introduction (5min)

Welcome

II. The Essentials of Teaching Solutions Journalism (60min)

What Solutions Journalism Is, and What It Is Not

The Case for Solutions Journalism

Doing Solutions Journalism to the Highest Standards

Identifying, Vetting and Reporting Solutions Stories

Organizing and Writing Solutions Stories

III. Teaching Solutions Journalism as a Module (15min)

Text Course: Maureen West, ASU

Broadcast Course: Theresa de los Santos, Pepperdine

IV. Customized Approaches to Teaching Solutions Journalism (25min)

Two-Week Online Course: Framing through Digital Narrative

Focus on Single Issue: Addressing Violence

Focus on Single Issue: Covering Addiction

Separate Courses Focusing on Content and Production

V. Resources (45min)

FAQ

Sources: Professors and Students

Syllabi and Course Materials

2 hour, 30 minute

Engagement toolkit

Engagement Toolkit

Engagement Toolkit

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I. Introduction (15min)

Welcome

How to Use this Guide

Diagnostic

II. Choose Your Own Adventure (30min)

Ensure Coverage is Relevant to Community Concerns

Amplify Community Voices

Reach Marginalized or Undercovered Communities

Create a Platform for Participatory Civic Action

Facilitate Civil Discourse Between Disparate Groups

Deliver Deeper Customer Value

III. Case Studies (50min)

AL.com ("Tackling the Gap")

Choteau Acantha ("The Montana Gap")

The Christian Science Monitor

Detroit Free Press ("Our Children: Searching for Solutions")

KCPT

Minneapolis Star Tribune ("Muslims and De-Radicalization: What Works?")

The Seattle Times ("Education Lab")

The Tennessean ("The Cost of Growth and Change"; "Civility Tennessee")

Wyoming Public Media ("I Respectfully Disagree")

Your Voice Ohio

IV. Best Practices (35min)

Listen and Get to Know Your Community

Assess Your Presence and Reach

Convene the Right People

Find a Partner or Collaborator

Cultivate the Right Space (Physically and Digitally)

Experiment

Engagement Resources

2 hour, 10 minute

Editor toolkit

Editor Toolkit

Editor Toolkit

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I. Introduction (10min)

Welcome

Diagnostic: Is Your Newsroom Ready for Solutions Journalism?

II. Making the Case (20min)

Introduction

Anticipate and Head Off Misconceptions

Purposefully Build an Understanding of Solutions Journalism

Showcase the Benefits of Solutions Journalism

III. Practicing Solutions Journalism (30min)

Introduction

Changing Culture

Organizing Solutions Coverage in the Newsroom

Organizing Solutions Reporting Teams

IV. Case Study: The Montgomerey Advertiser (20min)

Institutionalizing Solutions Journalism in the Newsroom

Setting a Vision

Making the Change Accessible

Communicating the Change

V. Solutions for the Most Common Stumbling Blocks (40min)

Introduction

Shift Priorities and Increase Focus

Start Small

Look Locally for Solutions

Build on Others' Work

Collaborations and Partnerships

Solutions-Oriented Fundraising

Debunking Common Myths: A Cheat Sheet

2 hour

Tv playbook

TV Playbook

TV Playbook

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I. Introduction (15min)

Welcome

How to Use this Playbook

Stations

II. Storytelling (40min)

Introduction

Opoids in prison: How one state's success could work in Maine

Wickenburg district using 4-day week to woo, keep teachers

School suicide screening program in Ohio leading to fewer deaths

Police business checks lead to drop in crime

Land Bank discussing its impact on Cleveland over the last 10 years

More restaurants seeking to appeal to your eardrums as much as your taste buds

Plan G: How Georgians are taking control of the climate conversation

III. Engagement (25min)

Introduction

Involve the Community

Build Interest

Solicit Story Ideas

Use Social Media

IV. Case Studies (35min)

KSHB (Safe KC)

KXAN (Save Our Students)

KPHO/KTVK (State of Our Schools)

KGTV (Transparency Project)

WGME (Working Solutions)

WBBM

WXIA

V. Best Practices (40min)

Introduction

Reinforce the Concept

Set Clear Goals

Beat the Clock

Dig the Data

Enlist Assistance

Embrace the Brand

Include Promotions

Engage the Audience

2 hour, 35 minute

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