The child’s birthday show of EBS journalist Nafkot Tigistu. As more conventional newsrooms throughout the world acknowledge the necessity of accurately reflecting the culture they cover, an increasing number of journalists are opting to work as freelancers.
However, the independent media environment has become increasingly homogeneous, with a male-dominated landscape. What is it that prevents women from starting a successful career as a single publisher? And why is it so important to have a diverse range of voices in this fast-paced, experimental environment? This subject will be discussed in a free Journalism.co.uk Media Trends Webinar on March 18.
During the epidemic, platforms like Substack, Patreon, and other new venues attracted more journalists, highlighting the lack of diversity in the independent publishing industry. As a result, journalism’s goal is to provide people with the knowledge they need to make the best decisions possible in their own lives, communities, societies, and governments.