Related crap

Some of my other posts from other places, but all media-related…

10 Tips for Working for Yourself – Without Working Yourself to Death – I haven’t had a full-time job since 1997. Here’s what I’ve learned, often the hard way, working for myself.

5 REAL Tips for Working from Home – Before you write, shoot, or design a single thing as a professional freelancer, you need to figure out how to work where you eat, shit, and sleep. Some folks can’t do it. I think it’s easy.

College Journalists Are Good at Consuming Multimedia but Bad at Making It. Why? – I got a lot of online crap about this Huffington Post column, but I stand by every fuckin’ word.

Working at the National Enquirer Is Just Like Working at Any Other Newspaper – But Weirder – I freelanced as a copyeditor and designer at the trashy supermarket tabloids for seven years. After this, I doubt I’ll ever be invited back.

Breaking News! Journalists Stink at Covering Their Own Controversies! – I served a term on the national board of the Society of Professional Journalists. But when this appeared on the Huffington Post, the SPJ past president declared he was “fed up” with my “constant defiling.” Love journalists who hate criticism. What hypocrites.