BBC makes its training resources free to the public in 11 languages

If you're in the market for a free journalism education, hundreds of training materials are now at your disposal.

Margaret Looney | June 30, 2014

What newsrooms wish students learned in journalism school

Educators met with journalists working in newsrooms to discuss what's missing in journalism education and how to fill the gaps.

Margaret Looney | June 17, 2014

Six journalism opportunities to apply for in May

Ready to expand your journalism toolkit, take on a new beat or receive recognition for your work? Check out these promising courses, fellowships and competitions with deadlines in May. Each is open to journalists worldwide.

IJNet | April 23, 2014

Tips for freelance journalists reporting from protest zones

In light of the recent protests in Thailand, Ukraine and Venezuela, it’s more important than ever to revisit how freelance journalists can protect themselves.

Carlos Cabrera | March 03, 2014

Five platforms that could jump-start your freelance career in 2014

A growing number of new communities and platforms want to help freelancers thrive in the media marketplace.

Jessica Weiss | December 27, 2013

New online workflow system aims to help freelancers

Assignmint streamlines freelancers' work from pitch to payment.

Jessica Weiss | July 09, 2013

The key to making a living as a freelance journalist

If you want to make a living as a freelance journalist, you can't simply research an article, write it and move on.

Jessica Weiss | July 01, 2013

Freelance conflict reporters organization launches

Reporters have a new source of support in the Frontline Freelance Register.

Jessica Weiss | June 07, 2013

Online platform Newsmodo connects freelancers and newsrooms

A new platform lets freelancers sell written content, photos and video directly to newsrooms and pick up assignments via a mobile app.

Margaret Looney | April 29, 2013

Advice for succeeding as a freelance journalist

Freelancing comes with benefits such as autonomy and flexibility, but the fluid nature of the work can be challenging for many journalists.

Lindsay Kalter | April 22, 2013