Freelancing can be lonely and stressful but also very dangerous. Being self-employed, usually also means facing different risks and threats while chasing stories without the support of a media organisation.
In this tool-box, you will find a list of resources that will help you to identify and address physical and digital risks.Download
For freelance journalists, the goals, the rate of progress on their targets, how communities and governments are working on them present a wealth of reporting ideas. Specialising in a goal or series of goals could be a new career path.
Charlotte Godart, an investigator for Bellingcat and Eric Reidy a freelance journalist involved in crowdsourcing information for migrant-related stories talk about crowdsourcing stories, what it means and how to go about it.