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Podcast: Freelance Forum Autumn 2014

The podcasts below cover some of the presentations at the Freelance Forum Autumn 2014. We hope these podcasts give an impression of the topics covered at the Forum. Bookmark the Dublin Freelance website for announcements regarding the next Forum in…

Podcast: Freelance Forum Spring 2014

The podcasts below cover some of the presentations at the Freelance Forum Spring 2014. Due to some technical snafus, the recordings are incomplete. However, it gives an impression of the topics covered at the Forum. Bookmark the Dublin Freelance website…

Podcast: Freelance Forum Autumn 2013

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The podcasts below cover some of the presentations at the Freelance Forum Autumn 2013. Due to some technical snafus, the recordings are incomplete. However, it gives an impression of the topics covered at the Forum. Bookmark the Dublin Freelance website…

Podcast: Freelance Forum Spring 2013

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The podcasts below cover the presentations at the Freelance Forum Spring 2013. Due to some tecnichal snafus, the recordings are incomplete. The first few minutes of the podcasts featuring press ombudsman John Horgan and journalists Philip O’Connor and Brian O’Connell…

Publishing online in Ireland: Brian Pelan

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Brian Pelan is the editor of VIEW magazine. This article is based on his presentation at Freelance Forum 2012 on 24 September 2012. My partner Una Murphy and I started up the online VIEW magazine in 2012. I have worked…

Publishing in a digital age: Fergal Tobin

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Fergal Tobin is publishing editor with Gill and Macmillan. This article is based on his presentation at Freelance Forum 2012 on 24 September 2012. · Self-publishing is enabled by digital technology. It will represent a growing percentage of all published…

The Perfect Pitch: Dee O’Keeffe

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Dee O’Keeffe is features editor with the Evening Herald. This article is based on her presentation at Freelance Forum 2012 on 24 September 2012. Before I tell you about my perfect pitch can I just say that I have a…

What to do if your copyright is infringed

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This article  by Elaine Larkin first appeared on Journalist.ie on 1 February, 2010. Reproduced with the author’s permission. Finding out that an article you’ve written as a freelance journalist has been reproduced without your knowledge can be an irritation to…

New Ways to Make Journalism Pay

This article  by Sile McArdle first appeared on Journalist.ie on 5 March, 2010. Reproduced with the author’s permission. If you call a conference ‘New Ways to Make Journalism Pay’, be afraid. Be very afraid. Hearts will thump like puppies’ tails…