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Announcing our new partnership with VR training provider Head Set

Applications now open for fully subsidised places on their Civil Unrest VR masterclass

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The COVID-19 Hardship Fund: launched one year ago today

Our Director Clothilde Redfern reflects on the pandemic and RPT’s response

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Freelancers: tell us what you need!

Complete our survey on the training needs of freelancers – and win a place on a training course!


Announcing RPT’s new ‘Business of Freelancing’ event series

Join us to learn more about pitching and how to get a story commissioned


RPT calls for an end to crackdown on journalists in Belarus

A coalition of leading NGOs urge the EU to protect media freedom in Belarus

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Our new Legal Fund is now open for applications!

RPT launches a Legal Fund for freelance journalists to fight legal action

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Mental health safety among journalists in the Middle East

Dr Khaled Nasser reflects on his experience at this year’s ARIJ Forum

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Launch of online photo sale to help freelance journalists

A range of stunning photos donated by freelance photographers are now on sale


Announcing the launch of the Friends of RPT

Join us in protecting and supporting freelance newsgatherers worldwide


RPT endorses call for emergency visas for journalists

New regulations needed to protect journalists fleeing from danger


BBC’s The Firing Line pays tribute to Awards finalists

Take a look behind the camera at this year’s Rory Peck Awards finalists

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