Press Pad to connect UK journalism interns with London lodging – at no cost

A lot has been written about the lack of racial and gender diversity in today’s newsrooms — but there’s not as much conversation about the lack of class diversity in journalism (with some notable exceptions). The problem exists everywhere, but is especially acute in the United Kingdom, where news organizations are highly concentrated in London and largely offer unpaid internships. Through a new initiative called Press Pad, aspiring journalists in the UK who have landed an internship, placement or short-term contract in London can find a room to stay in the city free of charge.

Read the article on IJNET.