Category: Freelance Life

Please, Fellow Journalists: Learn These Facts

I was incredibly disappointed this past weekend in The New York Times. I’m a print subscriber, and I truly value the news reporters and editors there. They do work that is second to none, anywhere in the world, when it comes to digging out…

My Message: Becoming Fred Flintstone is Not a Goal

New Jersey’s largest newspaper published this op-ed that I wrote on Jan. 9—the same day that, after two months of intense pushback from freelancers like myself, NJ Senate President Steve Sweeney said he would stop pushing anti-freelancer legislation through the lame-duck session in Trenton….

America, Are You Listening?

I wrote this op-ed published today by The Washington Post, trying to alert everyone who works as an independent contractor, or whose business hires independent contractors, that what’s going on right now in New Jersey is going to affect employment law for all Americans…

My State’s Legislature May Put Writers Like Me Out of Business

Today, I had an op-ed published in the Star-Ledger, which is the biggest newspaper in my home state of New Jersey. It explains how legislation that started out in California has now come here, and how it could wipe successful freelance journalists like me…