Money is always one of the big talking points in journalism. No matter how good your content is, organisations also need to have a business model that works.

Speaking at Poynter’s Leadership Academy for Diversity in Digital Media, award-winning journalist Roland Martin, host of the #RolandMartinUnfiltered daily digital show, delivered some hard truths about the kind of business mentality journalists and editors need.

"I’ve never seen more ignorant people about business than journalists," Roland Martin said in his talk. "And that includes those who cover business."

To help you develop some business acumen of your own, Mel Grau offers Martin’s top five takeaways from his talk.

Want to know more about how to finance journalism in the digital age? Join us at newsrewired on 6 March 2019 in London, UK

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