Explanatory journalism helps audiences understand complex topics

Explainers are one way for journalists to give audiences the information they need to better understand the news of the day or the world around them. Crafting an effective explainer requires solid news judgment, detailed reporting and strong storytelling skills. For this exercise, participants in the “Disrupt the News” workshop at Zagreb University used VideoScribe software to…

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Exploring the storytelling challenges of Solutions Journalism

Solutions Journalism involves reporting on a response to a problem and how that response works in meaningful detail. It focuses on effectiveness, sharing concrete evidence of results as well as limitations on the approach. For this exercise, participants in the “Disrupt the News” workshop at Zagreb University created three different versions of one story about turning…

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