My colleague and good friend Christopher Mims is one of the most efficient freelance journalists I know. In his first year officially freelancing he was writing for multiple publications and made a satisfactory annual salary. Amazing.
Yesterday a friend sent me a link to the L.A. Times article re: the amazingly good health of Canada’s economy: Canada’s economy can teach the U.S. a thing or two.
An excerpt from the piece:
“We did a lot of things right going into the financial crisis,” said Glen Hodgson, senior vice president at the Conference Board of Canada, a business-membership and research group in Ottawa.
I’m a freelance science journalist living in Brooklyn, NY.
I write, edit and produce science stories for all media (audio, video and text).
Section: The Chronicle Review
Volume 53, Issue 27, Page B6
What qualifies as intellectual authority today is changing fundamentally. People are much less prepared to defer to the acknowledged experts in various fields. At the same time, however, we are being swamped with data and information — a glut that cries out for analysis and summary. So there is a dilemma: Whom do we turn to?
Awards will be announced on October 19, following the 8th annual ONA conference being held in Toronto this year.
Wish us luck…!