Freelance Photojournalists and Photo Editors

@article{Thomson2016FreelancePA,
  title={Freelance Photojournalists and Photo Editors},
  author={T. J. Thomson},
  journal={Journalism Studies},
  year={2016},
  volume={19},
  pages={803 - 823}
}
  • T. Thomson
  • Published 12 August 2016
  • Art
  • Journalism Studies
Since 2005, journalism has experienced a series of seismic changes due to economic factors, technological changes, and shifting priorities and news values. Photojournalism has been particularly affected by technology and business model changes, leading more outlets to rely on often geographically remote freelancers at the expense of dedicated photo staffs. These remote working environments and the mediated communication they necessitate have profound impacts for photojournalists’ development… 
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