I missed out on Halloween this year, but I did get to go to D.C. to speak on a panel about how to get paid! See the writeup here: https://www.nasw.org/article/paythewriters-join-union-go-court-and-other-strategies-get-paid. I also wrote up nine pieces that were published last month.
Street-Level Surveillance: Iris Recognition (EFF) Learn how cops are capturing biometric data from our eyes in the iris recognition explainer, added to EFF’s Street-Level Surveillance project.
“Inspired Soles” Exhibit at Found:RE Puts Homeless Artists on Display (Phoenix New Times) Art students at homelessness organization Circle the City will be able to sell their work throughout November, which is National Homeless Awareness Month.
Governor: David Garcia Focuses on Education (Cronkite News) Gubernatorial candidate David Garcia, an educator and Army veteran, said that education is the biggest issue facing Arizona.
Civil Looks to Create Next Generation of Blockchain Tech (NBC News) Behind the sticker-covered door of a nondescript building in Brooklyn, a startup is working on what it hopes will be the future of news.
Using Twitter for Story Ideas and Leads (Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism) Twitter is a great tool for freelancers to generate ideas, begin cultivating sources and stay up-to-date on the business beat.
The 20 Best Cybersecurity Conferences in 2019 (Enterprise.nxt) Planning your travel and training budget to ensure you and your staff are up to date on IT security topics? Here are the best options and what to expect from each event.
Successful Pitching for Freelance Business Writers (Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism)
Following specific guidelines while pitching can help improve your odds in landing assignments as a freelancer
Reynolds Weekly: Monday, October 8, 2018 (Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism)
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Reynolds Weekly: Monday, October 22, 2018 (Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism)