In this episode, the team of Freelancing for Journalists talk about safety and security and what it means for freelance journalists.
They speak to Sarah Giaziri, Director of Frontline Freelance Register (FFR), which supports the physical and mental well-being of international freelance journalists around the world. And Michael Bird, a freelance investigative journalist who specialises in reporting on drugs, slave trade and criminal gangs - where his online security is as important as his general safety.Go to podcast website
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