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Who is supporting good news

Who is supporting good news

Wayne Hemingway debates TV good news stories with MPs – watch the video here. Martyn Lewis talks to Radio 4’s PM Programme about good news – listen here. Paper to focus only on good news – A newspaper which only features good news is being distributed in Surrey to help people get through the recession –...
Positive psychology could revolutionise journalism

Positive psychology could revolutionise journalism

Author: Cathrine Gyldensted The science of positive psychology offers a new, more constructive foundation for news reporting, proposes Cathrine Gyldensted Brutal, terrible and sickening in all its violence, the Tucson shooting and its aftermath are sure headliners for media all over the world. But why are you reading about it in Positive News? The answer might surprise...
Good news does sell

Good news does sell

I was happy to find this article… it speaks for me – I also believe that we will soon experience shift in all media. In the last year, we’ve seen the Metro and the LA Times introduce good news feeds and more are expected to follow. Further, the conception in mainstream media that bad news sells is slowly losing...
Special herbs cured dozens of patients with HIV, AIDS

Special herbs cured dozens of patients with HIV, AIDS

68 people were recently discharged from Gambia’s Presidential Alternative Medical Treatment Programme (PAMTP) after reportedly being cured of either HIV or AIDS. Reports indicate that the confidential blend of boiled herbs developed by Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has once again proven efficacious, illustrating not only that Western medicine is greatly lacking in its ability to effectively treat...
Beauty Havoc

Beauty Havoc

It all began when I saw the image above. When I first learnt about the full impact of photoshop on the beauty industry I was shocked. I mean, I always realized that pictures were enhanced or changed. I never realized realized the extent to which supermodels, Victoria Secret Angels, and celebrities are enhanced so that...
The Six Enemies of Greatness (and Happiness)

The Six Enemies of Greatness (and Happiness)

These six factors can erode the grandest of plans and the noblest of intentions. Which factors are they? Check it here: http://www.forbes.com/sites/jessicahagy/2012/02/28/the-six-enemies-of-greatness-and-happiness/. What do you think is the biggest obstacle in achieving greatness (and happiness)?
Can homosexuality be altered?

Can homosexuality be altered?

I’ve just seen this article about adverts which suggested gay people could be cured and which have been banned from London buses: http://uk.news.yahoo.com/gay-cure-bus-advert-banned-174625264.html. It makes me think why people who are not gays are suggesting such opinions when they can never understand what is happening with a person who is gay (as far as I...
Reports: Dozens Of Iraqi 'Emo' Teens Killed

Reports: Dozens Of Iraqi ‘Emo’ Teens Killed

Going through Facebook and seeing many posts about killing in Iraq. Human rights advocates say the threats and violence are aimed at gay men and at teenagers who style themselves in a uniquely Iraqi collage of hipster, punk, emo and goth fashions. In my opinion, nobody can stop people from being themselves. In any country under...
How billionaires deploy their wealth to swing political outcomes in their favour

How billionaires deploy their wealth to swing political outcomes in their favour

Perhaps I’m missing something but why would journalists fear defamation actions if they report facts? Seems a poor excuse for not reporting about the activities of Australia’s billionaires. Read the full article at http://m.smh.com.au/business/how-the-wealthy-throw-their-weight-around-20120305-1ue6z.html. Christina, Australia  

Video: RSA Animate – Changing Education Paradigms

This RSA Animate is taken from a speech given at the RSA by Sir Ken Robinson, world-renowned education expert and recipient of the RSA  Benjamin Franklin award. Changing Education Paradigms video – http://www.thersa.org/events/video/animate/rsa-animate-changing-paradigms