Pourquoi ont-ils quitté le journalisme ?

Dans la dernière livraison de Journalistes, la revue de l’Association des journalistes professionnels (AJP, Belgique, membre de la FEJ), un dossier préparé par Jean-François Dumont se penche sur les raisons qui poussent les journalistes à quitter volontairement le métier qu’ils aiment tant. La recherche, qui se base sur un mémoire de fin d’études rédigé par Hélène Brédart pour l’Université de Liège à partir de 38 entretiens qualitatifs avec plusieurs témoins, révèle que la dégradation des conditions de travail et des pratiques journalistiques découragent de plus en plus les journalistes à continuer le travail. Parmi les raisons les plus fréquemment invoquées poussant les…

77 % of journalists in Macedonia work under constant risk of being fired

“In Macedonia, only 1 % of journalists consider their jobs to be absolutely secure while 77 % believe that they are under constant risk of being fired. Raising the issue and the consequences of the insecure or precarious work in the media industry is more than necessary”, shows a new survey published today (24/11/2014) in Skopje by the SSNM (Independent Union of Journalists and Media Workers, an EFJ affiliate). The study based on 104 in-depth interviews with local journalists has been presented by SSNM President Tamara Chausidis during a conference on “Precarious Work in the Media Industry” attended by SSNM…

EFJ Webinar: Entrepreneurial Journalism

If you missed the Webinar on Entrepreneurial Journalism, you can catch up the key points and tips provided by our guest speakers, Heike Rost, freelance photojournalists and Tim Dawson, entrepreneurial journalist. German freelance photojournalist, Heike Rost, spoke about her experience in “selling” her journalistic work and share some useful tips on how to build an audience. How to build an audience? 10 Tips from Heike Rost, a photojournalist in Germany. Before building an audience, you need to build yourself an image that is attractive for the audience. It is not just a professional image but also a personal one (‘integer’…