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How Much Should A Writer Get Paid? A Conversation | The Awl

Here at Casa JoaJ, we receive emails from young aspiring journalists ALL THE TIME asking how to get started in our esteemed industry. About 90% of the questions we’re asked about salaries, freelancing, staff assignments, and journalism inside baseball (especially digital, and especially the NY/SF/LA/DC Axis of Name Recognition) can be answered by this discussion Branch put out by the good people of the Awl.

In fewer words: Read this shit.

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    I’ll tell you what they SHOULDN’T get paid — TWENTY FIVE FUCKING DOLLARS for a 500-word article. That’s literally what a...
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