One of the most important tools a journalist or others in media can possess is their credentials which can be used to help them acquire a press or media pass. It is press credentials that constitute proof of your journalistic occupation. Even simple accreditation processes often require credentials. Credentials should not necessarily be confused with a press pass. There are sites that blur these definitions. A "press pass" is something that would be issued by an (event organizer, venue, producer) etc, an organization can not issue a card that will allow someone, even a journalist to simply have blanket access to a site or venue. Beware of sites making claims that they are giving you a "press pass". Credentials or some other type of verification are typically required for someone to issue an individual pass.
The US Press Association THE USPA is the organization that pioneered the concept of bloggers, photographers, videographers as the new forefront of new media. The organization has the largest and most diverse member base of journalists, press photographers, photojournalists, videographers, bloggers, podcasters, radio personalities, audio engineers, reporters and many others worldwide.
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A USPA International Membership is the best solution for an international press card!