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Women journalists of color use hashtag to share opportunities and advice

Women of color are underrepresented in newsrooms in the U.S. An online campaign uses the hashtag #PitchThisPerson to increase opportunities and create networks among minority women journalists. 

Angely Mercado | February 07, 2018

How to create social content that isn't 'dead in the water'

Expand your reach on Twitter, how social media censorship is hurting publishers in Bangladesh and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | December 04, 2015

A crowdfunded project that’s part Yelp for freelancers, part pitching agency

The digital hub will give freelancers a place to share publications’ payment rates and contracts, rate individual editors and create a model to better sell story pitches.

Dena Levitz | May 22, 2015

Journalist of the month: Shaun Swingler

This month, we feature South African freelance multimedia journalist Shaun Swingler, who reports mostly on crime and social issues from his base in Cape Town.

Jessica Weiss | March 16, 2015

Tools for planning high-risk reporting assignments

The Rory Peck Trust offers resources including templates for assessing risk, crafting a communications plan and filing a proof of life document. 

Sherry Ricchiardi | March 09, 2015

Global coalition sets safety standards for freelance journalists

Media watchdogs, freelance journalists and major news outlets released the guidelines both for freelancers and newsrooms that commission their work, and so far 30 organizations have signed on. 

Sherry Ricchiardi | February 25, 2015