Venture labor and media work: The Canary Has Flown

Paul Hirsch*

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The essays in this series provide valuable insights and commentaries on Neff's Venture Labor. They show both the gains and losses and the winners and losers as work is transformed by the Internet and social media apps. How venture labor benefits employers as more professionals become freelance contractors as well as how going freelance "liberates" some professionals are well addressed and explained by the authors in this Special Section.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2053-2055
Number of pages3
JournalInternational Journal of Communication
StatePublished - Jan 1 2017


  • Digital
  • Freelance
  • Labor
  • Power
  • Professionals

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Communication


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