It's Hard Out There for a Freelancer

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Hard times for the LA Times as editor stands down

Editors Weblog – 2011-12-14

Times are tough for the LA Times as Russ Stanton, who has been editor of the paper for the past four years, is standing down amidst the expectation of more job cuts. Stanton leaves the news...

Women's brands hard hit by downturn

The Bookseller – 2011-09-23

Written By: Benedicte Page, Felicity Wood and Philip Stone Publication Date: Fri, 23/09/2011 - 10:15 A squeeze on consumer spending in supermarkets and the migration to digital are being blamed for...

Hard line on legal aid for library battles

The Bookseller – 2011-05-27

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Fri, 27/05/2011 - 12:34 Campaigners seeking legal aid to pursue judicial review claims against local library closures are being asked for "community...

Amazon fighting hard on state sales-tax issue

San Francisco Chronicle – 2011-03-12

Shortly after Time magazine named him Person of the Year in late 1999, founder Jeff Bezos sat down for a lengthy interview at The Chronicle. One of the early questions addressed a touchy...

Respect the Freelancer

Folio Magazine – 2011-02-03

In tough times, freelancers often get the sort-end of the stick. Acquires Freemarket, Launches Virtual Content Marketplace

Yahoo – 2010-07-19

Online marketplace for outsourcing , formerly known as GetAFreelancer has acquired virtual content marketplace and is relaunching Freemarket's platform under the...

TIME magazine editor becomes freelancer, blogger

Poynter Institute – 2010-03-15

While the news industry is frantically searching for solutions and new directions, journalists' lives have been disrupted by cutbacks and job changes.

Analyst: Credit Crunch Will Hit Newspapers Hard

Editor And Publisher – 2008-09-19

The credit crunch, which gives struggling newspaper companies more difficulties obtaining any cash they might need, will hit high-debt companies such as Tribune Co. particularly hard, an analyst...

Much-praised Leeds Guide folds after 15 years, another victim of hard times

Guardian – 2012-02-29

Monthly magazine helped to define one of the UK's most successful cities as well as giving sound and lively advice on what to do, how, why, when and whereIt was once a symbol of a confident and...

In obits, Andrew Breitbart is a hard guy to label

Poynter. – 2012-03-02

If you win a Pulitzer, your obituary will start out, “Pulitzer Prize-winner John Doe…” And if you’re Andrew Breitbart? That’s harder. Was he a journalist? A blogger? A...

Monster Flip for iPhone and iPad Hard to Put Down

PC World – 2012-03-24

Published by PikPok, Monster Flip features a grid made up of four different species of cube-shaped monsters.

Antitrust Chief Takes Hard Line

The Wall Street Journal – 2012-03-26

The U.S. antitrust chief says she won't stand by quietly if companies make agreements with rivals on price, signaling a tough stance as an e-book probe continues.

Trust Buster Takes Hard Line As E-Book Probe Continues

AllThingsD – 2012-03-26

The Justice Department's top antitrust official says she won't stand by quietly if companies make agreements with rivals on price, signaling a stern stance as the department conducts a high-profile...

Judge comes down hard on publishers, Apple in e-book case

GigaOM – 2012-05-16

In a strongly worded opinion, US District Judge Denise Cote rejected requests by Apple and book publishers to throw out a class action suit that accuses them of price-fixing.

New Stephen King novel for Hard Case Crime

The Bookseller – 2012-05-30

A new novel by Stephen King, Joyland, is to be published by Titan Books imprint Hard Case Crime...

The Kindle's achilles heel is hard to find

Guardian – 2012-06-03

Books' migration to digital is utterly dominated by Amazon and its e-reader – but its lack of community may be its undoingSing, O muse, of the wrath of the publishers, as Homer might have said if...

The Hard Truth: Newspaper Monopolies are Gone Forever

Editor & Publisher – 2012-06-15

As newspaper companies like Advance Publications attempt to wean themselves away from a reliance on print — a transition that almost every mainstream publisher will likely have to emulate...

How hard times seem to have weakened the appeal of trashy magazines

Guardian – 2012-09-08

It seems these depressing times may be leading the electorate to be more thoughtful in their choice of periodicalsOn the bright side, in these depressing times, the electorate appears to be becoming...

Margaret Sullivan reminds rowdy NYT freelancer he’s ‘highly replaceable’

Poynter. – 2012-10-11

The New York Times In a blog post, New York Times Public Editor Margaret Sullivan takes Times Magazine freelancer Andrew Goldman to the woodshed for a Twitter exchange that showed “hideous...

Magazine sales suffer from the hard cell

CNN – 2013-02-08

It is a scene playing out in supermarkets across the world: a consumer waits to pay and, instead of browsing the magazines and chewing gum displayed alongside, she pulls out her mobile phone for a...

Shine: 'hard to be enthusiastic' over Budget

The Bookseller – 2013-03-21

Bridget Shine, executive director of the Independent Publishers Guild, has expressed caution over...

'The Great Gatsby': Why is it so hard to adapt for the big screen?

The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-05-10

Noir guru Alan Rode ponders the challenges of filming the masterpiece.

Why Interactive Fiction is “Just Really Hard to Do”

Publishing Perspectives – 2013-05-17

Despite celebrity backing, transmedia platform The Numinous Place has struggled to launch. Its story offers a case study in the challenges of developing interactive fiction.

Jaron Lanier takes a hard look at the wired world

Los Angeles Times – 2013-05-17

The Writer's Life: The smart, accessible 'Who Owns the Future?' peers critically at the online state of affairs and finds it out of balance.Jaron Lanier has a research job with Microsoft. He won't go...

Freelancer Accuses USA Today of Over-Editing Abortion Story Before Backtracking

Editor & Publisher – 2013-05-20

A story on the battle to liberalize Ireland’s abortion laws published in USA Today Thursday contained edits that grossly altered the original story, according to freelance journalist...

Column: It's Hard Out There For a Publisher

AdWeek – 2013-06-21

Conventional wisdom says that entrepreneurs who start a Web-based business will do so with VC money. Read enough stories of Internet ventures that enjoy lucrative exits in the millions (in some cases...

From hard copy to e-book

BBC World – 2013-06-26

Opening up hidden treasures to the modern world

NSA-leak hard drives ruined as agents watched, Guardian says

CBC – 2013-08-20

British agents oversaw the destruction of an unspecified number of the Guardian newspaper's hard drives after the paper began publishing revelations from Edward Snowden's leaks, the paper's editor...

BuzzFeed's Jon Steinberg Trumpets Shift to Hard News

AdWeek – 2013-08-30

Adweek: Tell me about BuzzFeed’s Social Storytelling program, which you launched in May. Jon Steinberg: It’s very much evocative of the kind of authorization and training programs that...

Amazon launches Kindle Matchbook: discounted e-books for those who own the hard copy

Engadget – 2013-09-03

When Amazon launched AutoRip, we looked at our bookshelves and wished that us readers would get something similar. Fortunately, the company had the same idea, and is now announcing Kindle Matchbook....

Reporter? Secret agent? It's hard to tell with spies like us

Guardian – 2013-09-08

From the cold war to Syria, journalists have to negotiate ethical waters far murkier than anything considered by LevesonThere are many red lines that journalists can cross, and they don't all include...

Getting women on the board, it’s not as hard as you think – 2013-10-11

Gail Deegan, a board member at tech companies EMC and iRobot, has an appropriately concise message to the all-male board of Twitter: “Get with it! Where have you been living?” Twitter made...

The Billion–Year Hard Drive

Fast Company – 2013-10-14

Long–term data storage is never a sure thing––you'd be surprised how quickly many traditional data storage systems degrade. And while consumers are just beginning to experiment with...

“Just Babies”: Is morality hard-wired? – 2013-11-18

A new book seeks the roots of right and wrong in the study of infants as young as 3 months

MailOnline rips off freelancer's Emma Thompson exclusive interview

Guardian – 2013-11-18

John Hiscock, the veteran Los Angeles freelancer, was outraged when MailOnline published an interview he had written, on a exclusive basis, for the Daily Mirror.After some 40 years based in Santa...

What's So Hard About About Building A CMS?

Fast Company – 2013-12-03

There are dozens of content management systems for sale, but publishing companies like ours are building their own. What's so complicated about a CMS, anyway?It's impossible to say this...

Demi Lovato Admits She Had A Hard Time Writing Her Book

The Huffington Post – 2013-12-09

As a successful actress and singer who had a stint in rehab, 21-year-old Demi Lovato has experienced a lot in her young career. But all her experiences served as inspiration for her book, Staying...

Why Is Hard News a Hard Sell for Advertisers?

Advertising Age – 2014-01-01

Rob NormanNewspapers and news magazines' print editions are fading. Their readers are literally dying. Other industries have new demography and geography to conquer, but no new generation is...

Footage released of Guardian editors destroying Snowden hard drives

The Guardian – 2014-01-31

GCHQ technicians watched as journalists took angle grinders and drills to computers after weeks of tense negotiations• Watch the footage of the hard drives being destroyedNew video footage has been...

Hard Case Releasing New King Editions

Publishers Weekly – 2014-01-27

Titan Books's pulp imprint Hard Case Crime will be releasing two new editions of Stephen King's "Joyland," which it originally published in June 2013.

Modern Times Falls on Hard Times

Publishers Weekly – 2014-01-09

The San Francisco bookstore needs to raise $100,000 to stay open.

January ABCs: home or away, it's hard to find the net

The Guardian – 2014-02-23

The pressure on newspaper website editors to stay in the top three can be intenseJanuary, the start of a new year in the digital premier league (as recorded by ABC). And it's the big three still on...

Ukrainian Book Publishing Fears Hard Times Ahead

Publishing Perspectives – 2014-03-24

Ukraine's new government is considering withdrawing support for the publishing industry and eliminating tax and other benefits for publishers to save cash.

Hillary Clinton's Book Will Be Called 'Hard Choices'

The Huffington Post – 2014-04-19

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton's upcoming book will be called "Hard Choices," a title that reflects how the potential 2016 presidential candidate may try to define her record as President...

Hillary Clinton defends Benghazi response in new book, 'Hard Choices'

San Jose Mercury News – 2014-05-30

Hillary Rodham Clinton defended her response to the deadly 2012 terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya, writing in her new book that she will 'not be part of a political slugfest on the backs of dead...

Hillary Clinton Biographer Says Her Words About Iraq In 'Hard Choices' Are 'Difficult To Swallow'

The Huffington Post – 2014-06-11

Hillary Clinton's book "Hard Choices" is being closely examined by pundits eager for a sense of where she stands politically after spending the last several years away from the partisan fray. During...

Hillary Clinton's book 'Hard Choices' arrives and Clinton hits the road

The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-06-11

Clinton's book 'Hard Choices' was released on June 10.

Hillary's Bio Is A Hard Slog, But These Political Memoirs Are Well Worth Your Time

The Huffington Post – 2014-06-11

NEW YORK -- Hillary Clinton launched her book tour here amid the screeching of partisan spin and the collective yawn of would-be literary critics in the national political media. On one level, the...

Hillary Clinton's 'Hard Choices': Here's what the reviews are saying

The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-06-12

Hillary Clinton's memoir 'Hard Choices' was released on June 10. What are critics saying about the book?

Tracking Amazon: '10-Day Green Smoothie Cleanse' Bests 'Hard Choices'

Publishers Weekly – 2014-06-12

After J.J. Smith's appearance on the "Steve Harvey Show," the author's "10-Day Green Smoothie Cleanse," published in February, moved from #42 to #2 on Amazon's bestseller list, pushing Hillary...

Clinton’s real “hard choice”: Bypass the media — or learn to master it – 2014-06-13

From a tense NPR interview to her carefully crafted book, we learned this week about the major task that awaits her

Clinton Looks A Little Rusty On Her 'Hard Choices,' Avoidable Errors Tour

The Huffington Post – 2014-06-14

Hillary Clinton has a book out. It's called Hard Choices. It's about hard choices. Lots and lots of hard choices. I did not read this book. Easy choice, really. Hillary Clinton should not take it...

Time divides, ads subtract and it's hard to sum up newpapers' future

The Guardian – 2014-06-15

A survey of newspaper trends looks grim for western publishers, but then again the startups' sums don't always add upHere's the big picture, as painted last week by the World Association of...

Hillary Rodham Clinton does a meet and greet with fans, while signing her new book "Hard Choices" at Indigo

CNW – 2014-06-17

TORONTO, June 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Hillary Rodham Clinton does a meet and greet with fans, while signing her new book "Hard Choices", Monday, June16, 2014 at the Bay and Bloor location of Indigo in ...

iBooks Bestsellers: 'Hard Choices' Hits #6

Publishers Weekly – 2014-06-18

Hillary Clinton's "Hard Choices" failed to crack the top five on Apple's iBooks bestseller list for the week ended June 16.

'Hard Choices' Print Sales Top 85,000 in First Week

Publishers Weekly – 2014-06-18

Hillary Clinton’s "Hard Choices" sold 85,721 copies in its first week on sale at outlets that report to Nielsen BookScan.

S&S Touts 'Hard Choices' Sales Performance

Publishers Weekly – 2014-06-25

According to S&S, the memoir has been an "instant international bestseller" in all of the territories in which it has been published.

Hillary Clinton's 'Hard Choices' is 'effectively banned' in China

The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-06-28

Chinese publishers have declined to purchase translation rights for Clinton's bestseller, said publisher Simon & Schuster, and China's major import agency will not import the book in English.

Angry Nerd: Why Guardians of the Galaxy Works Where Spider-Man Fails Hard

Wired – 2014-07-10

Is it too much to ask for a comic book flick that doesn't rely on three crappy prequels for the plot to make sense? Let's lose the complicated, interwoven storylines and focus on quality standalone...

Researchers hard at work to make the workhorse lithium ion battery better

GigaOM – 2014-07-29

Researchers at universities are delivering innovations for the good ol' lithium ion battery. Researchers hard at work to make the workhorse lithium ion battery better originally published by...

The long, hard slog to unlock the potential of geothermal energy

GigaOM – 2014-08-07

Remember when Google was making a big deal about the next generation of enhanced geothermal tech? What happened? The long, hard slog to unlock the potential of geothermal energy originally published...

Is Jive Software caught between a rock and a hard place?

GigaOM – 2014-08-09

It's hard to beat free and Jive Software must contend with bigger rivals that bundle social networking with their software suites as well as a flock of mobile-first competitors. Is Jive Software...

Copyright Changes Hit Canadian Publishers Hard

Publishers Weekly – 2014-08-08

When the Canadian Copyright Modernization Act was passed in 2012, publishing associations were happy with certain aspects of the legislation, including its antipiracy measures.

Hard books for hard times: literary experimentation gains popularity

The Guardian – 2014-08-20

For some authors, a demanding era for publishing calls for complicated stories not cautious and conservative ones and they're finding readersBetween the decline of the traditional bookshop and the...

Why Zapier thinks there’s a big (but hard) business in stitching together cloud services

GigaOM – 2014-09-06

A St. Louis-based startup called Zapier is trying to make those dozens of cloud services your company uses more intelligent by automating the interactions between them. On our latest podcast, CEO...

First Look Finds The Hard Part Isn’t The Journalism, It’s Reinventing How a Newsroom Works

Editor & Publisher – 2014-10-31

Ever since former Rolling Stone investigative reporter Matt Taibbi suddenly left First Look Media — which had wooed and finally won him over by promising him his own magazine-style site...

Sherri Shepherd On The Hard-Won Lessons She's Learned From Two Divorces

The Huffington Post – 2014-11-18

Sherri Shepherd is trying to see the silver lining in two very public divorces. The former co-host of "The View" has been locked in a messy custody battle with estranged husband Lamar Sally over...

Economics Is Really Hard, Even for Harvard Ph.D.s

Business Week – 2014-11-22

Most new grads don't manage to publish a single paper in a top journal, a new study finds

It’s hard out there for a millennial smut mag

Digiday – 2014-12-11

Inside the glossy, buzzy (and essentially ad-free) world of Adult magazine -- high-minded smut for literary types, with a wary attitude toward monetization. The post It’s hard out there for a...

Divine genius does not exist: Hard work, not magical inspiration, is essence of creativity – 2015-02-02

Malcolm Gladwell's 10,000 hours rule has a lot going for it: Creativity is not magic -- it's work

Why Writing is So Hard

Publishers Weekly – 2015-03-13

Matt Sumell, author of the exceptional "Making Nice," on writing as an "emotionally expensive" undertaking.

VIDEO: Shearer 'will be hard to replace'

BBC World – 2015-05-15

Executive Editor for TV for Variety magazine Debra Birnbaum says Harry Shearer, who is leaving The Simpsons, was a ''beloved voice actor'' who will be missed.

URL-spoofing bug in Apple's Safari could enable hard to detect phishing attacks

PC World – 2015-05-19

The latest versions of Safari for Mac OS X and iOS are vulnerable to a URL-spoofing exploit that could allow hackers to launch credible phishing attacks.The issue was discovered by security...

Prairie News Companion: Why The Tulsa Frontier Thinks It Can Succeed With a Hard Paywall and No Ads

Editor & Publisher – 2015-05-27

Not long after his family sold The Tulsa World to Warren Buffett’s BH Media Group in 2013, Robert E. Lorton III, the paper’s former publisher, began thinking about how he could...

“The worst spot in Gaza”: “You will not understand how hard it is here” until you see this checkpoint – 2015-05-31

A 30-minute trip could take 10 hours -- I wondered how people could accept the unendurable with such quiet patience

'The Overnight': Adam Scott and Co. have a soft spot for their hard-R comedy

Los Angeles Times – 2015-06-18

Sleepovers, generally speaking, are meant to be more fun for the kids than the parents. But that's decidedly not the case in "The Overnight," the new relationship comedy starring Adam Scott, Taylor...

Personal finance Q&A: Freelancer wants to save in tax-advantaged account

Los Angeles Times – 2015-06-20

Dear Liz: I am a freelancer. I don't consider myself a small-business owner, just someone who gets the work done on time and gets paid. I max out my IRA every year, but would like to save more in a...

A dad shares lessons learned the hard way with son, and Dodgers benefit

Los Angeles Times – 2015-06-21

He loved the Dodgers, but they never loved him back.

As its water dwindled, Fresno cracked down hard

Los Angeles Times – 2015-06-22

Don Wells spotted a trail of pooling water and slowed his van. Runoff from a sprinkler gone rogue streamed down a long block of thirsty brown lawns, watering the sidewalk.

L.A. nonprofits aiding hard-to-employ may get temporary wage hike exemption

Los Angeles Times – 2015-06-24

Nonprofits that help former gang members, the homeless and other hard-to-employ Angelenos get back into the workforce could get a temporary exemption from Los Angeles' minimum wage hike, a move...

Why everyone is fighting so hard over the Pacific Rim trade deal

Los Angeles Times – 2015-06-25

The long, acrimonious legislative battle that is expected to give President Obama the power needed to complete trade agreements reflects both the steady march of globalization and also the nation's...

Writing to genre stinks: Two debut novelists on the hard line between fantasy and realism — and why it doesn’t make sense – 2015-06-28

Two authors on using fairy-tale elements to explore trauma & memory, and why "Is this real" is a loaded question

L.A. seeks hike in water rates; heavy users would be hard-hit

Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-09

Los Angeles residents would see water and power rate increases of 2.4% to 5.4% every year for five years in order to replace aging infrastructure, meet conservation mandates and upgrade customer...

The famous 1861 'Cornerstone Speech' that aimed for hard truths about the Confederate battle flag

The Christian Science Monitor – 2015-07-09

Author Thomas E. Schott talks about the speech by Alexander Stephens, vice president of the Confederacy, being cited today in the debate over the Confederate battle flag.

The famous 1861 'Cornerstone Speech' that aimed for hard truths about the Confederate battle flag (+video)

The Christian Science Monitor – 2015-07-10

Author Thomas E. Schott talks about the speech by Alexander Stephens, vice president of the Confederacy, being cited Wednesday in the debate over the Confederate battle flag.

The Hard Truths Of Ta-Nehisi-Coates

The Huffington Post – 2015-07-13

Late this spring, the publisher Spiegel & Grau sent out advance copies of a new book by Ta-Nehisi Coates, a slim volume of 176 pages called Between the World and Me. “Here is what I would...

After Chattanooga, U.S. Muslims face hard questions on a somber holiday

Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-18

They left floral dresses at home and dumped half-cooked desserts in the trash. They canceled the bouncy castle and cotton candy, opting instead for bare white plastic tables. On the happiest day on...

Carl Bernstein: It’s as hard to understand Nixon as it ever was

The Washington Post – 2015-07-25

Is it possible, four decades after the resignation of President Richard M. Nixon, to report and write a great narrative biography of the man and his presidency? Or, on a more manageable scale, to...

Overdoses suspected in deaths of 2 women at HARD Summer music festival

Los Angeles Times – 2015-08-02

Two 19-year-old women died of suspected drug overdoses after collapsing at the HARD Summer music festival at the Fairplex in Pomona, authorities said Sunday.

Hard Summer rave, drug use push hospital ER to the limit

Los Angeles Times – 2015-08-08

The pace is rarely slow at Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center during the weekend.

Angels' Matt Shoemaker has another outing where it was hard to get outs

Los Angeles Times – 2015-08-16

It began with a fat fastball that Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez crushed for a 429-foot home run to left-center field. It ended with a meaty changeup that Perez laced to left for a...

NYT public editor: More hard evidence needed in Amazon exposé

Poynter. – 2015-08-18

The New York Times Since The New York Times published its searing indictment of Amazon’s workplace culture over the weekend, multiple publications have dissected the 5,000-word in-depth and...

Random House Germany drops hard DRM

The Bookseller – 2015-08-20

German publishers are speedily bidding goodbye to Adobe DRM (Digital Rights Management) on their e-books. What started as a trickle earlier this year has now become an unstoppable torrent with Random...

Judge goes after the NFL hard at Tom Brady suspension hearing

Los Angeles Times – 2015-08-19

U.S. District Judge Richard M. Berman continues to urge for a settlement in the Tom Brady suspension case.

Is Amazon's hard-charging workplace exploitative?

Los Angeles Times – 2015-08-21

The harsh, demanding workplace at Inc. portrayed in a published report this week naturally caught the attention of Jennifer Chatman.

A mini 'Jersey Shore' reunion wakes up Hard Rock Hotel's Rehab

Los Angeles Times – 2015-09-07

Consider it a "Jersey Shore" reunion. Stars from the former MTV show spent some time together at the Hard Rock Hotel on Saturday with Paul "Pauly D" DelVecchio and Ronnie Magro in the house for the...

Toronto 2015: Dan Rather on journalism's 'hot, hard flame' in 'Truth'

Los Angeles Times – 2015-09-14

Robert Redford and Cate Blanchett have lead roles in the feature film "Truth." Neither was present at the movie's world premiere Saturday evening at the Toronto International Film Festival, but the...

7 Little Hacks For Getting Ahead In Life (Without Having To Try That Hard)

The Huffington Post – 2015-09-16

On our 18th birthdays, many of expected to finally feel grown-up. Something magical was supposed to happen overnight, we thought -- some new, incredibly worldly stream of consciousness would take...

In Mountain Ranch, hit hard by Butte fire, mourning for a friend

Los Angeles Times – 2015-09-19

After hearing the name of a friend, Mark McCloud, broadcast on the radio in a report on people missing in the Butte fire, Glenn Wharregard drove up to the burn zone, determined to find him.

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