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At its heart, solutions journalism is just good journalism. That said, solutions stories are often structured a little differently. Here are some key concepts to keep in mind, and check out this page in our Basic Toolkit for more on solutions journalism models you can emulate.
Models of Solutions Journalism Stories (with examples!)
“In the spirit of training journalists who are prepared for a digital landscape, solutions stories, too, should be presented as invitations to think visual/audio from the start. A solution has a sight. A solution has a sound. What are they? Include them.”
Examples of different ledes integrating problems and solutions