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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

Rory Peck Safety Clinic

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


RPT launches fundraising appeal for freelance journalists

We’re raising £25k for freelancers in crisis over the next four weeks – and you can help


Announcing the winners of the 2020 Rory Peck Awards

This year’s winners are revealed in an online presentation for the first time ever


Under Pressure: The Emotional Hazards of Being a Freelancer

Join the Trust to discuss the challenges around mental health faced by freelancers

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