While journalists today have more opportunities to collaborate, they are also threatened as never before. Online harassment and abuse against journalists, government-sponsored threats, and killings saw a significant increase in the last year.
For women journalists, sexual harassment comes not only from male colleagues but also from sources. As a result, they need to deal with the pressure of staying alert at all times.
It is time for editorials to start having honest conversations about their financial situation with their readers. Readers are willing to pay for a product they believe in, so news organisations should start developing their unique mission and vision to keep afloat.