Constant negative news getting you down? Don’t despair. If you think there must be good news somewhere – you are right. There is uplifting, inspirational, and hopeful news everywhere if you know where to look!
We first published this list of good news sources a few years ago and thought that now would be a good time to refresh and update it. A few sources have dropped off the list and new sources have been added. We are very happy to report that many sources are still doing the same good work of lifting our spirits and highlighting what is good in the world.
Here is our updated list of good news sources:
Not All News is Bad is one man on a mission. He searches out and posts a single good news story each day. As he says, “My goal is to simply remind people that behind all the negative noise there’s still a lot of good stuff happening.
✓ No ads. No fees. Just one person’s labor of love.
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Good News Network publishes good news stories from around the world.
✓ You can sort by category or region.
✓ You can submit your own good news story.
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✓ Published in English and Spanish.
✓ Ads. No fees.
Started in 1998 and operated by volunteers, DailyGood shares uplifting stories from around the world. I particularly like the Everyday Heros section
✓ Subscribe and a good news story, inspirational quote, and suggested ‘goodness’ action arrive in your inbox every day.
✓ Submit your own good news story.
✓ No ads. No fees.
Positive News is a news magazine that is cooperatively owned by journalists worldwide and readers. It is “dedicated to quality, independent reporting about what’s going right.”
✓ Stories can be filtered by category.
✓ Get Positive News stories in your inbox each week. Free.
✓ Paid subscription to the monthly magazine.
✓ No ads.
Sunny Skyz was launched in January of 2012 to promote good news stories from around the world. It has since evolved into a place that promotes love, laughter, and kindness, in the form of videos, blogs, pictures, jokes, and more.
✓ Post a good news story.
✓ Minimal ads. No fees. Donations accepted.
Squirrel News is a small, non-profit association with an international team of volunteers who collect the most important solution-oriented pieces of journalism from across the international media landscape and curate them into compact, digestible issues.
✓ Free newsletter, mobile apps, and website.
✓ No ads.
Global Positive News was founded on the mission to positively change people’s lives by showing them that there are really good things happening in the world. “Our purpose is to inspire, educate, and help people feel more at ease in the world.”
✓ No ads.
✓ Links to original story sources.
The Optimist Daily is an independent, reader-funded project interested in bringing you Solutions: topics range from the personal to the planetary. Our team seeks out and shares cutting-edge knowledge and proven techniques from people changing the world for the better.
✓ Start each day with a positive solutions mindset.
✓ Sign up for podcasts and daily email news.
✓Join and become an emissary.
✓ No ads.
The ‘Good News’ section on the Today Show website mixes inspiring and feel-good stories about everyday people with ones that involve celebrities. It is all good!
The Humankind segment of the USA TODAY Network website publishes inspiring news stories about the kindness, special relationships, and triumphs that connect people.
Every Saturday, the CNN-Good Stuff Newsletter brings you the big headlines that make you smile, plus stories of fascinating discoveries, everyday heroes, inspiring movements, and great things happening right in your backyard.
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The MSN Good News Section is powered by Microsoft News and is a compilation of news stories from national and local news organizations around the USA.
✓ Minimal ads.