Jodie Jackson

Jodie is founder of the News Literacy Lab, and author of You Are What You Read: why changing your media diet can change the world. Jodie has devoted ten years to researching solutions journalism as an antidote to the damaging impact of the negativity bias in the news on our mental health and the health of our society. Jodie spoke about this at TEDxLondon with her talk titled, “Beyond Fake News: How to Heal a Broken Worldview”. 

Jodie has a Master’s in positive psychology and her widely cited research has made her an influential figure within the movement for solutions Journalism. Jodie has written for established and emerging news platforms; spoken on panels with leading thinkers, academics, and journalists; delivered workshops and training to journalists, educators, parents and students and spoken at universities and media and mental health conferences around the world.