New Community Interest Company set to help connect the public with inspiring stories

Research published recently suggests millions of Brits who have overcome adversity in life have a secret desire to tell their story to the media, but don’t know how. Over two-fifths of the public (44%) told Sapio Research that they felt they had overcome a significant challenge in their lives such as disability, discrimination, poverty, isolation or prejudice. While 38% of those overcoming challenges would never speak publicly about their experience, many are prepared to speak out and share their experiences to help others in their situation learn from them. One…

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Public lacks sources of good news

New research has highlighted the lack of positive news sources available to the public. Just a fifth of the population have heard positive news about charities (22%), universities or colleges (18%) and local councils (17%) in the last three months. According to Sapio Research, the picture for social enterprises (13%) and trade unions (10%) is even worse.  In all, 54% have not heard any positive news about charities, social enterprises, local councils, trade unions, universities or colleges. To address this problem, social enterprise Campaign Collective launched a new media outlet – The Rooftop – a month…

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