- France has put its UFO files online
What makes a writer a professional? – As in, do $4 keyword articles count, why do people write them, and shouldn’t companies want better quality articles and be willing to pay more?
The timing of this amused me. I recently signed up for a free account on the freelance bidding site Guru.com (I’m preparing to look for documentation assignments) and got a notification about a project to write 1000 articles for a grand total of $1000 to $2500. I don’t know if they got any bids; they certainly didn’t get mine.
- Missing Middle – An article in the Columbia Journalism Review wonders: Since all of the nationâ€™s news networks and most of its top newspapers and magazines are based on the East Coast, â€œthereâ€™s no nationally distributed heartland perspective,â€ [said a journalism professor in Northwest Ohio]. If a network were based in Indianapolis, Cincinnati, or St. Louis, she asks, â€œwhat would its coverage look like?â€