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Newseum Executive Paints Bright Future for Freelancers

from Tam Harbert, ASJA

It's hard to be optimistic about the state of journalism today. Newspapers and magazines are bleeding red ink; some are closing their doors altogether. Employment in the news business plummeted from 55,000 in 2006 to 36,700 in 2013. Reporters have even been replaced by computer algorithms that can string together data to assemble sports, finance and other formulaic news stories.

But Gene Policinski, chief operating officer of the Newseum, thinks freelance journalists have a bright future. Policinski, who is also head of the Institute's First Amendment Center, was keynote speaker at "A Capital Event," ASJA's first regional conference to be held in Washington, D.C. more


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