From the frontline to the Press Gazette
â€œI think the future is going to be journalist.com, Fredbloggs.com and if thatâ€™s the case, then weâ€™re in the best position to compete with regard to providing the best services,â€ says Smith. â€œItâ€™s a slow beginning but I think we have an infrastructure here that we can provide to support journalists and help them build their audiences, because we deliver the ability to be seen by the industry and by oneâ€™s peers and that, I think, is incredibly useful.
â€œWhen we started off we wanted to have complete independence, we were paying for our own trips and we were risking our lives as well as our livelihoods but there was a problem â€“ the only place we could get our video out and get an income was through television. That has changed.â€ link