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.
For freelance journalists, reporting on migration and refugees is a chance to tell deeply human stories and encourage a greater understanding of different peoples, places and cultures.
Freelancers who report on solutions to social challenges may find new angles to stories that can separate them from the crowd, find new commissions or establish them as experts in their field through rigorous reporting.
As a freelance journalist, you will often work independently or outside of a newsroom. Sharpening your fact-checking and verification skills is vital to protect both you and your stories from mis- and disinformation. Knowing the networks and resources you can turn to for help means you’re not alone in this important fight.
In this tool-box, you will find a list of resources that will help you to identify and address physical and digital risks.