Media artisan is a term I coined to describe journalists like myself going solo and crafting small businesses as well as content. I write about the realities behind the hype and share everything I've researched so you don't have to. I also write about the much needed transformation of newsroom culture and management.

We don’t need a global news brand. We need a globally literate media.

We don’t need a global news brand. We need a globally literate media.

The Smiths may not be the ones to bring together the world’s news consumers. But should anyone?

Isabelle Roughol
Isabelle Roughol
The Media Artisan
Borderline is going back to school

Borderline is going back to school

I'm joining the Entrepreneurial Journalism Creators program at the Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at City University New York.

Isabelle Roughol
Isabelle Roughol
The Media Artisan
Cutting remote workers' pay is unfair. The alternative could be worse.

Cutting remote workers' pay is unfair. The alternative could be worse.

Work is increasingly location-independent. Compensation still isn't.

Isabelle Roughol
Isabelle Roughol
The Media Artisan
How to produce a podcast without it taking over your life

How to produce a podcast without it taking over your life

Do everything I didn't do

Isabelle Roughol
Isabelle Roughol
Newsletters
Rise of the media artisan

Rise of the media artisan

I'm one of 'em.

Isabelle Roughol
Isabelle Roughol
Newsletters
The must-have skill in a global job

The must-have skill in a global job

Plus: Introducing the women who should have been in your history books.

Isabelle Roughol
Isabelle Roughol
The Media Artisan
American is not a default setting (or how to build truly global products)

American is not a default setting (or how to build truly global products)

Lessons learned from 7 years running a global team, part 1

Isabelle Roughol
Isabelle Roughol
The Media Artisan
Whatever I have to teach, I have twice as much to learn

Whatever I have to teach, I have twice as much to learn

How do you make up for an apprenticeship cut short?

Isabelle Roughol
Isabelle Roughol
Newsletters

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