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Positive News #117

210 x 270 mm, 84 pages
London, UK
First published in 1993
Editor-in-chief: Lucy Purdy 
Features editor: Daisy Greenwell
Design and art direction: Give Up Art 

'The uplifting current affairs magazine'

Positive News was established to report on inspirational issues and examine society’s challenges through a lens of progress and possibility – ‘constructive journalism’. Originally produced as a newspaper and distributed free by volunteers, it was relaunched as a magazine in 2015.

This issue celebrates The Joy of Secondhand: Why preloved fashion is booming: 'Casting off its fusty, dusty reputation, secondhand fashion is experiencing a renaissance. We ask five people with a passion for preloved why buying old is the new new.'

On the Journal:
‘Newspaper is more throwaway,’ agrees Sean Dagan Wood. ‘And it’s less about how something is presented. We wanted to do justice to our journalism and vision of our organization, and to create something with content that’s got deeper value.’ Medium and message now cohere. Read more

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