Positive News #116
210 x 270 mm, 84 pages
First published in 1993
Editor-in-chief: Lucy Purdy
Acting editor: Daisy Greenwell
Design: 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.
The first issue of 2024 sits down with the the self-described ‘Punk Optimist’ and naturalist Chris Packham to discuss the role of radical hope during climate catastrophe.
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