WHY are there so few disabled journalists? What stops students from some ethnic groups having a career in the media, even when they have trained for one? Why are journalism students who had a privately-funded education more likely to be working as a journalist than those who went to a state school?
The National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ) is conducting research on working lives of freelance journalists, aiming to provide independent, comprehensive information to allow us to understand the issues and difficulties freelance journalists overcome as well as the skills and training they look for in the pursuit of their stories.
The vast majority of successful graduates from NCTJ Diploma in Journalism courses are quickly getting jobs in the industry, new research has revealed.
The NCTJ has launched its latest research project, which examines the changes in the journalism industry and the implications of those changes for the employment of journalistic skills.
The National Council for the Training of Journalists is investing in a major piece of research to provide independent, comprehensive and up-to-date labour market information about journalists.