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Never doubt that a small group of thoughtfully committed citizens can change the world; Indeed, It’s the only thing that ever has

Margaret Mead


We are all familiar with the saying ‘you are what you eat’: a simple, but effective summary that has made us increasingly aware of the impact and consequences that food has on our physical health. Well, food is to the body what information is to the mind. The consequences of our mental diet are less visible but just as powerful.

You need the negative focus to survive, but a positive focus to thrive

Dr Richard Boyatzis

Problems-focused journalism and solutions-focused journalism do not need to be pitted against each other to decide which one is the most important. Instead we need to recognise the value of both in their own right. Both provide value and we must allow them to co-exist rather than compete. We need to acknowledge the world’s achievements alongside its failings in order to understand the world more accurately. In this case, news organisations should report on strength as they do weakness, successes as they do failures, human excellence as they do human corruption and scandal, solutions as they do problems, and progress as they do recession.


An incredible, thought-provoking and important book that will give you the tools to navigate the rampant negativity on the news. Jodie Jackson provides insights and tools to help you stay informed without getting depressed. A must-read!

Michelle Gielan, Bestselling Author of Broadcasting Happiness

As media organisations globally are starting to embrace constructive journalism, Jodie fulfills a crucial role by engaging and empowering not just those who make the news, but all of us. If ‘You Are What You Read’ is about consuming stories that are good for you, then this very book is a great place to start.  

Danielle Batist, Journalist and Co-Founder, The Constructive Journalism Project