Tag: freelance journalist

by Genevieve Belmaker

The business of freelance journalism no longer fits into the framework of a generation ago. It doesn’t even fit into the framework of ten years ago. That fact begs the question: what is the current framework, then? The simplest answer might lie in part within a cluster of so-called freelance platforms that have sprung up […] more »

by Reuben Stern

This week we explore two tools that help newsrooms get photos and video from outside contributors. PART 1: Stringr Having a small staff often limits the amount of video a news operation can gather, but Stringr provides a digital marketplace where producers or editors can request and download specific footage from a network of contributors. […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. The problem with online freelance journalism (Reuters) 2. Pay walls for digital content are getting higher, starting sooner (paidContent)  3. No end in sight to tough Venezuelan control over media, social or otherwise, following Chavez passing (Variety) 4. YouTube to launch streaming music service, take on Spotify (CNN Money) 5. Medium wants to help […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. The Guardian and Tumblr will ‘live-GIF’ first presidential debate (Poynter) 2. The New York Times debuts an HTML5 web app for iPad users (Nieman Lab) 3. Tips on finding gigs as a freelance journalist in the digital age (Poynter) 4. […] more »