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At-risk journalists can turn to 'Emergencies Response Team' for help

The Committee to Protect Journalists has launched a new team meant to help journalists operating in some of the world's most dangerous areas, alongside a report describing the risks faced by media workers. 

Sherry Ricchiardi | February 24, 2017

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.

Farah 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.

Farah Mohammed | August 25, 2016

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