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Diverse Figuren in allen Formen und Größen repräsentieren die Diversität von Menschen

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Unboxing people: How to de-construct clichés and counter prejudice in reporting

— Social categorization, prejudice and the role of the media: Relevant research findings and scientifically solid tools and tips for editorial practice to responsibly counter social divisions and hate. Part 9 of the "Psychology for Journalists'' article series
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From helpless to hopeful: How journalists can inspire audiences to feel more empowered

— How to do journalism that fosters hopefulness and informed action — plus, special tips for climate reporting. Part 8 of the article series "Psychology for Journalists". By Margarida Alpuim and Katja Ehrenberg
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Unsortierte Bilder eines Wesens

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Heels over head? How order can change a whole story

— What you hear first about an issue may subconsciously affect your research, interview style and give a twist to your storytelling. Learn more about order effects, plus get some tools and tips to responsibly account for these in your journalistic work in part 7 of the article series “Psychology for Journalists”. By Katja Ehrenberg and Margarida Alpuim
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Appreciative Inquiry: How to ask questions that focus on growth

— How an approach from organisational psychology can help journalists craft questions to make their reporting more constructive. Part 6 of the series “Psychology for Journalists”. By Margarida Alpuim and Katja Ehrenberg
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Why images are so powerful — and what matters when choosing them

— The impact of images and tips for journalists on how to make constructive decisions about picture selection and framing. Part 5 of the article series "Psychology for Journalists". By Margarida Alpuim and Katja Ehrenberg
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Ein Wesen betrachtet sich im Spiegel

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The tricky “Why?”: About simplistic explanations and more nuanced reporting

— How cognitive biases shape the way people attribute reasons to events and behaviours, and tools for journalists to counteract imbalances in causal attribution with constructive approaches. Part 4 of the article series "Psychology for Journalists". By Margarida Alpuim and Katja Ehrenberg
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Diverse Wesen in einer Gruppe

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Sense of community in times of polarisation: how journalists can counter the “us versus them”

— How sense of community impacts people's feelings and actions — and journalistic tools for a less polarising reporting: Part 3 of the article series "Psychology for Journalists" By Margarida Alpuim and Katja Ehrenberg
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Wesen hantiert mit Buchstaben

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The power of language: How words shape thoughts and emotions

— Important findings about the impact of language on people's worldviews, emotions and behaviours, as well as tools and tips for journalistic work: Part 2 of the article series "Psychology for Journalists".
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Biased world view: Understanding and avoiding cognitive filters and mental traps

— Part 1 of the articles series "Psychology for Journalists" by Katja Ehrenberg and Margarida Alpuim.
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How insights from psychology can improve journalism

— Practical knowledge, tools and tips for journalism: In the Bonn Institute article series "Psychology for Journalists", we show how journalism can benefit from psychological research and findings.
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