“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.”
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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