As part of our deep-dive, we wanted to offer a baker's dozen's worth of targets who cover "the future of work" at least some of the time. It's still murky territory but most publications are allowing specialists to emerge. Interestingly, lots of freelancers, interns and UK-based journos.
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When "no one knows anything" and chaos reigns, journalists go broad, not deep. Slack discussions heat up. Coverage planning intensifies. Editors are told, literally, to fan out and bring back the context that readers require. This is why we're seeing lots of roundups and survey coverage in Tier 1 and trades.
Co-founded by Quartz co-founders Jay Lauf and Kevin Delaney, as well as New York Times veteran Erin Grau, Charter comprises elements of newsletter publishing, organic community and structured member services. Charter is not exactly pitchable, yet comms pros cannot afford to ignore it, for it suggests how all verticals can operate profitably in the 2020s.
As a term, "future of work" has blurred into "workforce" and "workplace" and plays a big part in diversity, equity and inclusion editorial. Here's a fresh look at targets in this expanded space. Thirty names in all.