For as far back as any reader of a newspaper or magazine can remember, there has always been one constant alongside journalists' stories: advertisements. Without ad revenue, it would be difficult to keep news organizations running, or to pay to keep journalists employed...
As an added bonus to ASJA members, we are having a mini-VCC the week of April 4th with Lilly (O'Donnell) Dancyger, Deputy Editor of Narratively and Jennifer Carofano, Managing Editor of Nailpro. Check out the...
In the nearly nine years we have been writing this column, we have never explicitly discussed the difference between “who” and “whom.” One reason is that few people care anymore. They haven’t cared for some time. Nonetheless, Jenkins wrote,...
Winter and summer months can be a frustrating time for freelancers as business tends to slow or responses are light when clients are out of the office or on vacation. Though it might be disheartening, your freelance business...
Powerful reviews do more than offer a list of observations about a movie, TV show or play. Reviews, like all forms of opinion writing, work best when they tell a story and connect with their audience. Eric Deggans, the TV critic for NPR, shares these strategies.
Among the benefits of being a semi-successful professional writer — translation: your parents no longer employ air quotes when they discuss your profession — is that, occasionally, other writers seek your help. I respond to every message because I am touched....
You probably had that one friend in college. Someone you didn’t like all that much, but kept around because they always seemed to know about the best parties. For those looking for freelance writing jobs, social media can feel akin to that friend — in other words,...
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