freelancers

  • Global Safety Principles and Practices in Freelance Journalism

    On February 12, 2015, a coalition of major news companies and journalism organizations gathered to endorse worldwide freelance protection standards. Over the last two years, killings, imprisonments and abductions of journalists have reached historic highs. These attacks represent a fundamental threat not just to individual news professionals, but to...
  • New study quantifies challenges faced by freelance investigative reporting

    New survey reveals everything you think about freelancing is true! Data from Project Word quantifies challenges of freelance investigative reporting. Freelance reporters face a double-edged sword. Media outlets’ massive staff cuts have led many to bemoan newsrooms’ reduced capacity for investigative journalism. Despite this perceived decrease in supply, it’s harder than ever for freelancers...