#47 A Better Way to Report The News: David Bornstein

Too often, news coverage is all about clashes, controversies and
contests.  The way the media cover major events can have a
profound impact on our view of the world.

 In this episode, Jim and Richard - both journalists
themselves - are joined by David
, who writes for the
Fixes blog
of The New York Times and is co-founder of SolutionsJournalismNetwork.org.

 "The news tends to focus far more on what's wrong than on
the credible efforts around the world of people who are trying to
fix things, whether they are successful or not." David tells

 "I think the main thing is that the problems scream and
the solutions whisper. The problems are always clamoring for
attention. Solutions, you...