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And now—the good news!

Given the endless parade of downbeat stories about journalism impact, we thought we'd end the year on a positive note. Many thanks to Jonathan Gruber of the Einhorn Family Charitable Trust (EFCT) for an insightful guest post on how supporting a learning culture inside of the Solutions Journalism Network has helped lead to greater impact.

"EFCT has invested in SJN since its launch in 2012, anchored in our belief in the potential of solutions journalism to inspire and equip people to work together across lines of difference to address seemingly intractable challenges," he writes.

"SJN’s journey has been propelled by a commitment to testing smart hypotheses, assessing and reflecting on progress at multiple levels, and refining offerings in response to different kinds of data." 

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Plus, don't miss:
  • In our Articles section, discover how readers are realizing the value of nonprofit news anew, and responding with a "flood of donations." Also: How the Electionland collaboration engaged voters, and what journalists can learn from Trump's pithy slogans.
  • In our Research section, see highlights from a November event co-hosted by the Norman Lear Center and the Paley Center for Media—Advancing the story: The next chapter in media impact.

  • In our Tools section, learn how nonprofits and advocates can tell powerful visual stories with new resources from the Culture Lab. Richly illustrated themselves, these offer insight into building creative teams, choosing the best story format, knowing your audience and more.
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