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Ethics of Stock Imagery

Ethics of stock imagery: Using old images with new stories is not ethical journalism, Mark E. Johnson tells Jack Kelly. It’s like using generic quotes in a story.

Visuals attached to stories increase engagement, writes Kelly. But “photojournalists and visual journalists are often the first members of a newsroom to be the victims of budget cuts,” resulting in the use of stock images.

 

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New Media Funding Strategies

New media funding strategies: Media seek editorial independence with grants, donations, cryptocurrency and investors, writes Jack Kelly.

“Decreases in advertising revenue have left media organizations looking for new sources of income and, in some cases, turning to completely new funding models,” he writes.