Alexander Wright, who is a part of the Flanagan Collective, is seeking input on whether having unpaid internships is exploitative or could be seen as educational for participants. Read the article here.
In this article, Gabriel Arana highlights the reasons why publications across the country lack diversity in the newsroom. One cause he points to is how unpaid internships are usually populated by well-off, white candidates. Read the article here.
In this HowlRound article written by Greg Redlawsk, he talks about how many non-profit theatre companies are currently benefitting from unpaid labor and why that needs to change. Read the article here.
In this post on her blog, Creative Infrastructure, Linda Essig discusses the underpayment of artists, what qualifies an internship as paid versus unpaid, and how we need to value our artists’ time and work. Read the article here.
In a companion piece to Just Say NO!, Essig wrote Saying YES!, which talks about knowing when to say yes to an opportunity. Read the article here.