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  1. Roscablo replied to the thread Okay, now let's start a stringer rates threat....

    I used to get a lump sum for every story. It was the same regardless of what story I wrote, for good or bad. But over all I came out way...

    Aug 21, 2019 at 3:17 PM
  2. Roscablo liked BurnsWhenIPee's post in the thread Okay, now let's start a stringer rates threat....

    The best place I ever freelanced for didn't pay "mileage", but if I was going a decent distance away, they adjusted the amount they paid...

    Aug 21, 2019 at 3:11 PM
  3. Roscablo replied to the thread Okay, now let's start a stringer rates threat....

    Yes and no. If freelancers demanded more pay then newspapers would have to decide if they paid it or covered the events at all. Right...

    Aug 21, 2019 at 2:26 PM
  4. Roscablo replied to the thread Okay, now let's start a stringer rates threat....

    Again, it was 15 years ago, but I got mileage when I did stringing for the mid-sized metro. It did require driving over a huge at the...

    Aug 21, 2019 at 1:51 PM
  5. Roscablo replied to the thread Okay, now let's start a stringer rates threat....

    I have sympathy if any little bit helps make ends meet or they are really desperate for some clips or something, but if they're just...

    Aug 21, 2019 at 1:49 PM
  6. Roscablo replied to the thread Okay, now let's start a stringer rates threat....

    This. Obviously people do it for that. It plays what I said about our own self value. I would never do a high school football game with...

    Aug 21, 2019 at 12:34 PM
  7. Roscablo liked playthrough's post in the thread Okay, now let's start a stringer rates threat....

    It's a curse to be old and know what stringing used to pay. My teenage daughter makes more money babysitting on a Friday night than I...

    Aug 20, 2019 at 1:00 PM
  8. Roscablo replied to the thread Okay, now let's start a stringer rates threat....

    15 years ago I pretty much made a living wage just stringing while looking for full-time work after a move -- local mid-sized metro, AP,...

    Aug 20, 2019 at 12:28 PM