As of January 1, 2020, photojournalists only represent 1.6% of press cards awarded in France. Caught up in the digitalization of information and the press crisis, the profession is stuck into precariousness. In 2015, the Civil Society of Multimedia Authors (Scam) presented Visa pour Image with an alarmist report entitled “Photojournalist, a sacrificed profession”. Five years later, nothing has changed. Worse, the number of photoreporters with a press card has been halved. As of January 1, 2020, only 545 press cards for photo reporters have been allocated. They were 1141 in 2015, 1420 in 2010 … Without status “The vast...
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