Lorin Stein, 44, stepped down following an internal investigation by the magazine's board into complaints from female staffers and freelance writers - an investigation that started when Stein told board members that he was on the notorious online list of "Shitty Media Men."
Los Angeles freelance trailer editor Clark Zhu created a moving mashup of movie trailers from 2017 featuring over 230 different films. submitted via Laughing Squid Tips A 2017 Movie Trailer Mashup Featuring 231 FilmsA Trailer for Disney’s 1991 Film Beauty and the Beast Made in the Style of the 2017 Live Action RebootA Mashup Movie...
You may or may not know that I haven’t always been Copyblogger’s editor. For many years, I was a Copyblogger reader. I didn’t know Brian. I didn’t know Sonia. But I pretended that I did. Of course I didn’t tell anyone that … I just received...Show More Summary
Just as video killed the radio star, so too will AI demolish writers, journalists, and editors. Legions of wordsmiths — from Fiverr freelancers to The New York Times reporters — may soon find themselves out of work. However, they will be defeated not by competitors overseas, but by algorithms. Show More Summary
Meet the site’s new leader Vox Media is thrilled to announce that Josie Sexton has come on board as the new editor of Eater Denver. Sexton came to the site as a freelance food writer, having contributed to such outlets as Sunset Magazine, Eater Denver, 5280 Magazine, and the New York Times. Show More Summary
Posted by Victoria Strauss for Writer Beware Fraudsters are reportedly conducting a phishing scheme aimed at freelance writers.Individuals using the names of editors and senior management for The Atlantic magazine have sent out numerous fake job and interview offers, using multiple email addresses and made-up domain names. Show More Summary
Freelance editor and reviewer Mr. Sunday Movies presents a new video where he shares his in-depth analysis of the Easter eggs, cameos, and hidden references scattered throughout the awesome new trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi. He also goes over some old plot holes that he tries to fill in from previous Star Wars...
Eater Dallas is excited to announce that Alaena Hostetter has joined the team as associate editor, effective immediately. Formerly a full-time freelance journalist, Alaena’s work on food, music, art, and culture has appeared in the Dallas...Show More Summary
The Jemele Hill/ESPN saga has spread to a totally different company. That would be Spirited Media, which runs local news sites in Philadelphia (Billy Penn), Denver (Denverite), and Pittsburgh (The Incline). Spirited Media’s CEO is Jim...Show More Summary
Freelancing as a full-time or part-time endeavor is hard, any way you cut it. Working in a gig economy as a writer, editor, marketer or in another field, where projects ebb and flow can be challenging. And at times, these circumstances can make it hard to stay motivated. Show More Summary
I have been working from home as a freelance writer (and sometimes editor) for almost five years now. I have to admit, it’s pretty great. It really suits me to be able to make my own schedule and work at my own pace, while making time for my family and creative projects. If you’re considering...
Adam Schrader is a freelance journalist who recently landed a full-time gig as the managing editor of the Colorado County Citizen in Columbus, Texas. Schrader had recently moved from New York City to Columbus to prepare for the upcoming...Show More Summary
From magazine editor to professor of journalism and freelance writer, Chicago-based Sharon Bloyd-Peskin teaches the basics of the field, while emphasizing the importance of fact-checking and the role it plays in protecting writers and publications from lawsuits. Show More Summary
Editors want a lot of things from writers, but there’s one thing they never want: factual errors. When an editor sees one mistake, she naturally assumes more will follow. For a freelance writer, that’s clearly bad news. “These days I...Show More Summary
Corinne Perkins is a freelance success story, with her relationship with Reuters beginning in 2000, when the Australian native worked as a freelance editorial assistant during the 2000 Olympics in Sydney. In 2005, she joined full time as editor in charge of the Singapore global pictures desk. Two years later, she would make the move...
As the saying goes in Wyoming, the state is “a small town with very long streets,” according to Matthew Copeland, a longtime Wyoming resident and freelancer who recently assumed the post of chief executive and editor at digital news outlet WyoFile. The state’s small-town nature contributes to the success of a news organization like WyoFile,...
Love fantasy? Creating your first magic system? Observe these precepts, young adepts, or find yourself in a world of trouble. Column by Susan DeFreitas I make my living as a freelance editor specializing in speculative fiction, and as...Show More Summary
Freelance editor and reviewer Mr. Sunday Movies has created a new video where he points out most of the Easter eggs, cameos, and hidden references in Spider-Man: Homecoming. He also shared his review of the newly released Marvel movie. Show More Summary
Freelance editor Meg LaTorre-Snyder explains the areas where freelance editors, particularly developmental editors, can help fiction writers, and when you should turn to one. The post How Freelance Editors Fit into Today’s Publishing Landscape appeared first on WritersDigest.com.
Here. Congrats to the former Dark Horse mainstay and more recent helping-to-define-the-category freelance editor. That is certainly an exciting and underserved audience.