By Susan Older Founder, Displaced Journalists I have a contact who is looking to assemble a small group of fairly regular content producers who, in his words, ideally have the following qualifications (in order of importance): 1. Strong writing skills: must be able to produce well researched, accurate, and very clean copy that does not require […]
By Jules Older, Feb. 5, 2013 Anyone? Anyone? Making Money You may recall, in Writer’s Lifeguard 78, I announced, “My goal, my aim, my early resolution for 2013 is to start making money again.” Too early to tell if that will work, but I’ve started putting it into practice. Three examples… 1. After my ski quiz appeared […]
By Jules Older Greetings, fellow Lifeguards, from a sunny winter day in Auckland. I’ve just learned that my new ebook is now for sale on all e-platforms: Kindle, iTunes, Nook and a few I’ve never heard of. Should you decide to recklessly squander $3.99 USD on it, please rate it as well. And if you’re inclined […]
Editor’s note: Our most prolific Displaced Journalists member is definitely Jules Older, who shares my last name, but not my genes. We ran one of his Writer’s LifeGuard columns titled “Don’t Let the Bastards Rip You off” August 12, 2010. (Just check our archives.) These two columns deal with the same subject: what freelancers can […]
By Susan Older. Real World Media gets displaced journalists back to work. It reinvents journalism through Real World Media, a global network of fairly compensated reporters, photographers and videographers designed to get journalists back to work to fill the void created when news managers laid off their best staff members. This is not a content mill.
Displaced Journalists: Underemployed journalist tries a new method — “Rent a Journalist.”
Displaced Journalists reports: The Donald W. Reynolds Foundation Visiting Business Journalism Professor’s Program will begin January 2012, with a visiting professors assigned to four campuses to teach business journalism coursework during a semester in residence.
By Jules Older When you’re out of work, or, put more genteelly, underemployed, what do you do with your newfound leisure time? By ‘leisure time,’ I mean time nobody’s paying you to use. Everybody’s different in needs, time, mortgages and inclination, but I know what’s working for me. In hopes that some of it will work for […]
Jeremy Caplan interviews on video media entrepreneur Elizabeth Spiers.
Displaced Journalists’ partner Knowledgewebb is planning another free webinar. “Getting Started: Mobile Reporting and Publishing” is the topic, and it’s scheduled for this Wednesday, Aug. 25 at 2 p.m. EDT. You don’t need to be a member of Knowledgewebb to participâté in the webinar. However, if you haven’t considered joining, remember that our partnership with Knowledgewebb […]keep looking »