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    • fewgroats
    • By fewgroats 9th Sep 17, 11:19 AM
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    Creating newspaper articles for no pay.
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    • 9th Sep 17, 11:19 AM
    Creating newspaper articles for no pay. 9th Sep 17 at 11:19 AM
    We are warned off from doing this, but has anyone had any success? (Further work, a job on the paper etc.) I know a local paper which used to have a offline kind of a blog on the letters page.


    Online, the biggest unpaid gig is probably Huffington Post of course.
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    • jamesperrett
    • By jamesperrett 9th Sep 17, 8:13 PM
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    • 9th Sep 17, 8:13 PM
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    • 9th Sep 17, 8:13 PM
    I know someone who got into magazine journalism by sending articles on spec. A couple of them were published and he ended up writing regularly for one magazine.
    • fewgroats
    • By fewgroats 14th Sep 17, 8:02 PM
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    • 14th Sep 17, 8:02 PM
    I think that's different from submitting for no pay? "On spec" means that you are paid if you are used.
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