When the Umbrella Revolution began in Hong Kong, half a million people downloaded FireChat, which allows people to chat without an Internet connection. Laure Nouraout of the Global Editors' Network talks to the OpenGarden CEO about how the app's been used during Occupy Hong Kong.
Any journalist working on assignment should put in place a solid communications plan. But for freelancers “going it alone,” it’s a potential life-saver. Here are some key things to consider when completing yours.