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Jodie Jackson

Jodie Jackson

Director, News Literacy Network

Jodie Jackson is the author of “You Are What You Read: why changing your media diet can change the world”. Jodie has spent the last ten years researching the damaging impact of the negativity bias in the news on our mental health and the health of our society, as well as investigating the impact of solutions-focused news. Jodie’s widely cited research has made her an influential figure within the movement for “Constructive Journalism”. Jodie writes for established and emerging news platforms; speaks on panels with leading thinkers, academics, and journalists; delivers workshops and training to journalists and educators, and regularly speaks at universities and media conferences around the world.