WHAT SOME OLDER MALE SOURCES THINK OF ALL YOUNG FEMALE REPORTERS

…and how to deal with it.

WHEN I’M JUST NOT THAT INTO YOUR PITCH

The no-excuses truth to understanding why editors reject pitches

WHEN A NEWBIE REPORTER FINALLY GETS SOMEONE TO CALL HER BACK

Tips on reporting for rookies, over at CJR.

WHEN SOMEONE SAYS PRINT IS DEAD

Time to stop holding funerals for the dead-tree edition

WHEN A WRITER CHECKS ME ON MY WORD CHOICE

And lots of other reasons why it’s good for freelance journalists to work collectively.

WHEN I NEED ANECDOTES FOR A TREND PIECE

On Facebook as a reporting tool.

WHEN I REALIZE NONE OF OUR TRAFFIC COMES THROUGH THE HOMEPAGE.

The homepage is dead. Long live the homepage.

WHEN SOMEONE SAYS CROWDFUNDING IS THE FUTURE OF MEDIA

But really, here’s how to make Kickstarter work for your media project.

WHEN I SQUEEZE THREE PIECES OUT OF A SINGLE REPORTING TRIP

How to turn one reporting trip into several pieces, and how to get your editor to give you more substantive assignments

WHEN I TRY TO GET A SOURCE TO OPEN UP

Where do you draw the line between activism and journalism—and between flirting and “cultivating sources”?