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We are surrounded by news from around the world every single day. Our media streams vast information both positive and negative. Sometimes this may get overwhelming.  Deliberately staying out of the loop and embracing being the last to know the latest can free up space to explore the stories that genuinely interest us.

Here is a list of places where you can find alternative ways to consume news and stories.

Beyond today – is a daily podcast from BBC Radio 4 which takes a story that made the news and attempts to answer just one related question in depth. With the aims to search for answers that change the way we see the world.

Other BBC – Is a magazine and online space with a new approach to media, which is about rigorous and relevant journalism that is focused on progress, possibility, and solutions.

The happy paper– is a subscription newspaper with a 32-page publication organised chronologically. This paper is packed with only positive stories from across the globe and has an entire section dedicated to our Everyday Heroes.

Goodnewsnetwork – Online news

Running Since 1997, Good News Network® is an antidote to negative news. Their website is an archive of 21,000 positive news stories from around the globe. Also check out their; app, book: “And Now, The Good News: 20 Years of Inspiring News Stories”, weekly Good News Gurus podcast and the Morning Jolt email newsletter.

Good News, Inspiring, Positive Stories

The Good Newspaper

This is an independent company that offers subscription papers and podcasts. Inside each issue, you’ll read about people who fight unique forms of injustice in the world. As you read, you’ll discover simple action steps and ways to stay connected to the good work being done in places all across the globe.

These are some of our personal recommendations, we are not sponsored by any of the listed platforms. If we have inspired you to endeavour on your positive news adventure please tag our socials under your favourite positive news stories from around the wold.


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