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Challenges for freelances and ALCS on authors’ earnings

Please look at these surveys

PLEASE CONSIDER completing two surveys. First, there's the Freelance Journalism Assembly/European Centre for Journalism foundation survey. What, it asks, are the challenges and priorities for freelances in Europe? How can media support them? It's here. Complete it by 23 March, please.

Secondly, the Authors' Licensing and Collecting Society ALCS) is working with the UK Copyright and Creative Economy Centre at the University of Glasgow to survey writers' earnings. They warn this could take 20 minutes to complete. Have your last two tax returns (2019-20 and 2020-21) ready. It's here. Fill it in by 15 March, please.

The last such writers' earnings survey, conducted in 2018 (so pre-pandemic) had a significant impact and led to an inquiry by the All Party Parliamentary Writers' Group.