Affiliation:Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, New Media Rights
Bad contracts and predatory publishers are chilling independent investigative journalism, and other legal dangers pose major threats to freelancers and book authors. But you can fight back. We’ll teach you how to negotiate with clients and make sure your reporting doesn’t get you arrested. Plus: In an IRE 2017 exclusive, we’ll release the results of a survey of independent writers about how indemnity clauses are making them rethink sensitive investigative projects.