DW Akademie, in cooperation with the Constructive Institute and the Solutions Journalism Network, jointly presented the Constructive Journalism Dialogues: Dispatches from the Field.
Presented in collaboration with the Solutions Journalism Network (SJN) in New York, US, and the Constructive Institute (CI) in Arhus, Denmark, the series featured six virtual sessions held between October 2021 and March 2022.
To watch the first session, "Constructive Journalism and COVID-19: Reporting the unknown", held on October 21, 2021, click here. The speakers included Ritu Kapur from the Indian news website The Quint, and Vivianne Ihekweazu from Nigeria Health Watch.
To watch the second session, "Constructive Journalism and Climate Change: More than bad news", held on November 18, 2021, click here. The speakers included Lola García-Ajofrín, senior reporter at Outriers, Spain, and Abaas Mpindi, CEO and Co-founder of the Media Challenge Initiative, Uganda.
To watch the third session, "Reframing sensitive topics", held on December 16, click here. The speakers included evi Asmarani, editor-in-chief and CEO of Magdalene.co (Indonesia), Mariana Mora, independent journalist, and photographer (Mexico) and Caleb Okereke, Managing Editor of Minority Africa (Uganda).
To watch the fourth session, "Do-it-yourself: Constructive Journalism stories", held on January 20, click here. The speakers included Marie-José (MJ) Daoud, Co-Founder of the media and communication platform Labneh&Facts (Lebanon), Moses (Ras) Mutabaruka, Founder of TAP Media Ltd, a Pan-African media platform (Kenya), and Sumeya Gasa, a journalist and filmmaker in South Africa.
To watch the fifth session, "Casting the Vote: Constructive Election Reporting", held on February 24, click here. The speakers were Layal Bahnam, program manager of Maharat Foundation (Lebanon) and Dickens Olewe, BBC journalist (Kenya).
To watch the sixth session, "Diversifying media: Cross-cultural Constructive Journalism”, held on March 24, click here. The speakers were Tina Lee, Unbias the News and Chris Wright, Climate Tracker.
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