Freelance Journalists, New Media, SMEs, Internationals iReport doesn’t pay user-points don’t pay the bills YouTube pays $20-$50 for content that cost $500 to create BBC won’t take your call pop quiz: how many senior editors do you know?
BBC, NYT, Bombay Times, South African Post, etc.. Transactions take 4 hrs - 4 wks Think you can get to a sat-feed before the 11pm news? Overhead costs more than content Producer: 2-100hrs |Engineer : 2-50hrs |Legal:1-80hr Average cost of overhead is 40-90% of price There is no way to “just buy” content@egyptian_revolution: “Mubarak is gone! Dancing in front of presidential palace. Wish you could see this!”