A Worrying Trend In Conflict Reportage

“The industry itself is at a loss about how to tackle the problem of inexperienced freelancers willing to work for lower rates and skimp on safety due to shrinking budgets. Some freelancers say editors should self-regulate, and only take stories from young journalists who have completed hostile-environment training and have their own equipment. Otherwise, they reward people for bad behavior.”
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Rookie Freelancers Risking Their Lives To Cover The Arab Spring
Rookie freelancers are risking their lives to cover the story of the Arab spring—with dangerous consequences.

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