The importance of diversity in journalism
As many traditional newsrooms around the world are beginning to acknowledge the importance of internally reflecting the society they are covering, growing numbers of journalists choose to go independent. At this point in time however, the world of independent journalism is also lacking in diversity, the space being heavily male dominated. What holds women back from launching a successful career as a solo publisher? And why does diversity of voices matter in this dynamic, experimental space? On March 18, we're sponsoring a free Media Trends Webinar hosted by Journalism.co.uk, which will explore this issue.