A Press Pass Can Make a King or Queen of an Independent Journalist – But is it Fair? - WorldWideToursDirectory
Today, an association like issues professional credit card-style press passes to journalists and bloggers, which allows them to move like royalty in society, arranging interviews with celebrities, receiving discounts on hotel stays and trips, as well as free dinners, and a whole range of star-quality benefits. But many old journalism institutions oppose these associations, professing that only large “old and established” organizations should be able to issue press passes. So who is right? The days of journalism have certainly changed since the dawn of the internet and the rise of blogging platforms like WordPress. It used to ... [Full Article]