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CPJ issues media safety advisory for covering US presidential inauguration

Ahead of the 2017 U.S. presidential inauguration, the Committee to Protect Journalists has released a set of safety guidelines for journalists planning to cover the event — an unprecedented move.

Sherry Ricchiardi | January 19, 2017

Checklist for freelance reporters: 'Fortune favors the bold, especially those with a sound plan'

Freelance journalists working abroad need to be able to capture a story at a moment's notice. Award-winning foreign correspondent Jason Motlagh shares his checklist for success.

Sherry Ricchiardi | December 19, 2016

More overlooked outlets where you can pitch your work

Find new online media outlets for your byline in this week's TechCorner, produced by HackPack.press.

HackPack.press | December 16, 2016

How to successfully pitch video stories to top publications

HackPack.press recently gathered to discuss top tips for pitching video to editors, featuring speakers from Agence France-Presse, RFE/RL and more.

IJNet | December 09, 2016

Veteran journalist Jason Motlagh shares tips for aspiring international freelancers

Want to become a globe-trotting freelance journalist? Jason Motlagh, who has reported from more than 50 countries, discusses what you need to do to get started.

Sherry Ricchiardi | December 07, 2016

7 reasons why editors reject story pitches

How to improve your freelance pitches in this week's TechCorner, produced by HackPack.press.

Farahnaz Mohammed | September 27, 2016

Overlooked outlets where freelancers can pitch their work

Lesser-known news outlets with robust readership that are seeking new freelancer pitches in this week's TechCorner, produced by HackPack.press.

IJNet | September 09, 2016

How to choose the right 'cash cow' publications as a freelancer

When it comes to freelancing, it's often smartest to work for a few "cash cow" publications that can provide regular work and income. Here are some tips for choosing the ideal cash cow publications.

Mandla Chinula | September 06, 2016

How to build a successful career as a freelance journalist

Before pursuing a freelance journalism career, keep these tips from real-life freelancers in mind.

Farahnaz Mohammed | August 25, 2016

Medill School guide educates student journalists on conflict reporting dangers

The James W. Foley Guide on Journalists’ Safety will, for the first time, bring the realities of conflict reporting to student journalists.

Dena Levitz | August 23, 2016

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