Teen pregnancy has plummeted. Why do the newspapers never celebrate success? (The Guardian)

Wander past a newspaper stand and you’d be forgiven for thinking the end was nigh. Panic abounds, be it over teenage pregnancies, childhood obesity levels, unemployment figures or the cost of immigration to the economy. Society is unstable; the country is teetering on the brink of another disaster.

Behind the headlines, though, lie statistics and stories jostling to disprove the worrying narratives the media feed us. … Read More