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Why It’s Time To Raise Freelance Rates

Here’s why this is a prime time to raise freelance rates.

In The US, Interest & Trust In News Is Low

Interest is declining and trust in news is low. Here’s why and how it could brighten the future for independent creators.

Unveiled: Facebook Newsletter Platform For Writers

Facebook launched Bulletin, a newsletter platform that allows writers to offer subscriptions.

Editing & Writing Opportunities

A fresh list of over 30 editing and writing opportunities!!

Ghosting The News: Exploring the Decline of Local Papers

When local news fades, communities pay, Margaret Sullivan explains in her book Ghosting The News: Local Journalism and the Crisis of American Democracy.

Journalist Olivier Dubois Kidnapped: Is He Still Alive? (Podcast)

Freelance journalist Olivier Dubois kidnapped in Mali, has confirmed he was being held by the Islamic militant group JNIM. Here’s what else is known…

Why AP Won’t Name Suspects In Minor Crimes

AP announced several changes in coverage of the suspects in minor crimes. Here’s why…

Substack Freelancer Gets A White House Press Pass

Hunter Walker, a Substack freelancer, gets a White House press pass, without being attached to a major publication.

Lawmakers Propose New Federal Writers Project

House Reps. Ted Lieu and Teresa L. Fernandez are proposing a new Federal Writers Project, a grant program to address unemployment in the writing community.

Police Violence Against Journalists Covering Daunte Wright Protests

Police in Minneapolis have once again decided to flex on journalists. This time it’s the reporters covering the Daunte Wright protests.

New Facebook Freelancing Platform In The Works (Podcast)

A Facebook freelancing platform is in the works to help freelance writers, journalists, and content creators make money.

The Alaska Landmine Lawsuit: Small Media vs. Alaska Governor

The Alaska Landmine lawsuit involves a website owner who sued Alaska’s governor for access to press conferences. The case ended with a favorable settlement. See why Jeff Landfield sued and terms of the agreement.

The Khashoggi Ban: What It Means For Journalists

The US rolled out the Khashoggi Ban in response to the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Here’s what it means for journalists and who’s covered.

Facebook’s News Ban In Australia: Who’s Winning?

Facebook banned news on its platform for Australian users. Find out what happened, who’s winning in the battle to pay publishers, and what’s in the next chapter.

7 Types of People Who Should Consider Freelancing

  Freelancing is great option for anyone with skills to sell and the drive to work independently. But […]