A farmer’s experiment using stuffed toy tigers to frighten away menacing monkeys may prove to be the inspiration that will spark a reinvention of journalism in Bhutan, the remote Himalayan kingdom known for its daring goal to achieve Gross National Happiness (GNH). That’s the hope that sums up my recent trip to Bhutan, where I worked with some of the country’s leading newspaper, television and radio journalists.
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Have you heard about the new public service journalism prize in the category of “Restorative Narrative”? Probably not, since the award hasn’t been created yet. But it should be, judging by the enthusiasm expressed by media makers and media consumers at a conference in the Catskills recently.