An Opportunity to Influence

Every day, the news informs us about the world’s most serious problems. This is vitally important — but it’s not enough. Around the globe, people are also making progress against seemingly intractable issues. Too often, these stories are missing from the news. This one- sided approach doesn’t capture reality and has resulted in disengagement and despair. Imagine a world where, every day, people are informed not only about problems, but also about the ways in which people and communities are effectively responding to them.

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Journalism for Building a Better World

About David Bornstein

David Bornstein is a journalist and author who focuses on social innovation. He co-authors the “Fixes” column in The New York Times “Opinionator” section. His books include How to Change the World: Social Entrepreneurs and the Power of New Ideas, The Price of a Dream: The Story of the Grameen Bank, and Social Entrepreneurship: What Everyone Needs to Know.