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Senator Braun Opposed to the PRO Act (Video)

Senator Mike Braun is opposed to the PRO Act given the risks to small business, including independent contractors.

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.

A Wattpad and Webtoon Merger In The Works

After completing its acquisition of Wattpadd, Naver revelaed a Wattpad and WEBTOON merger is in progress. Here’s what that means…

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…

Get Paid For Instagram Milestones + Other Instagram Revenue Options

It’s true that creatives can get paid for Instagram milestones. And there are other new money-making announcements. But the new has an essence of the old.

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.

Family Upset Over Mac Miller Book

It’s a battle of the books. Two Mac Miller books are on the way. One is authorized by the family. One is not.

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.

Jay Mazini Is Locked Up: Here’s Why (Podcast)

Social media millionaire Jay Mazini is locked up after getting arrested twice within a month. Hear about the capers that led to his downfall.

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.

PRO Act 2021 Update: Senator King’s A Co-Sponsor

Senator Angus King has signed on as a co-sponsor for PRO Act 2021, a body of labor legislation that could crush freelancers.

Dubai Aiming to Become Creative Capital by 2025

Dubai has outlined a plan to become the world’s creative capital. Would you consider being part of it?

Photographer Tommy Machowicz Suing Phoenix Police

Phoenix police reportedly shot freelance photographer Tommy Machowicz with rubber bullets. Now, he’s suing.

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.

Molly-Mae Hague’s Instagram Giveaway Violated Rules, Say Regulators

Molly-Mae Hague’s Instagram giveaway was reported to advertising authorities, and they determined it violated the CAP Code. Here’s why…