Jodie Jackson is a TEDx London speaker, and founder of the News Literacy Network. She is also the bestselling author of You Are What You Read: Why Changing Your Media Diet Can Change the World (2022), and the children’s book Little Ruffle and The World Beyond (2020).
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Jodie Jackson has devoted the last ten years to researching the damaging impact of the negativity bias in the news on our mental health and the health of our society, as well as investigating the impact of solutions-focussed journalism.
She has a Master’s in Positive Psychology, and her widely-cited research has made her an influential figure within the movement for ‘Constructive Journalism’.
Jodie writes for established and emerging news platforms; speaks on panels with leading thinkers, academics, and journalists; delivers workshops and training to journalists and educators; and regularly speaks at universities, in the media, and at global mental health conferences.
Jodie Jackson – Talk Topics
– Why changing your media diet can change the world
– How to take greater control of your worldview and wellbeing
– The power of solutions
Jodie Jackson – 1 Hour Corporate Session
In this session, you will discover the profound link between your information diet and mental health. Jodie Jackson has spent over a decade researching the hidden impact of news media on your mindset and emotions. Jodie will show how the excessive negativity bias in the news leads to us being misinformed and disempowered. Using the science of wellbeing and the principles of positive psychology, Jodie will inspire you to create a new relationship with your news and offer practical strategies for a healthier media diet, improved mental health and a greater feeling of personal power. In a world where your attention is highly sought after, learning how to become a gatekeeper for your mind can create positive change in your own life and the in the world around you. Join this session to shift your perspective and create a more informed, optimistic, and empowered you.
Jodie is a fantastic speaker and advocate for constructive news. She combines great energy and passion with strong evidence-based arguments and inspiring personal stories. If you want someone to grab people’s attention, shift their perspectives, raise important questions and leave people feeling hopeful and empowered with new ideas then Jodie is the perfect fit!
Dr Mark Williamson, CEO Action for Happiness