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Podcast – Contracts that keep journalists safe

Contracts should be a part of every journalist’s conversation with an editor, especially when the assignment involves risk.

by Andrew Heslop andrew.heslop@wan-ifra.org | February 13, 2020

A contract may seem like an afterthought for a freelancer, and it’s not obvious how it is linked to safety. But contracts should be a part of every journalist’s conversation with an editor, especially when the assignment involves risk. What should journalists be asking for? And what should editors and news organisations be thinking about?

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The Backstory production team is Andrew Heslop, Mariona Sanz, Colette
Davidson and Sarah Elzas, who edited and mixed the episode.

Music in this episode by Broke for Free.

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