“Unless you know exactly what you want, you’re sure not to get it.” I could attempt to diagram that sentence. Instead, I’ll explain how this nugget of advice became a cornerstone of my freelance business — and how it can help yours, too.
Independent journalists work in a constant state of upheaval: We work without roots, often alone. Rewards abound for the risks we take. Yet freelancing through the current upheaval amid Pres. Donald Trump’s transition to the White House has thrown many for a loop.
Citizens find little consistency among agencies that control access to public records in Vermont. (VPR)
$350 million, 700 investors, dozens of state and federal charges, and untold answers still to track down. (Vermont Public Radio, NPR, Boston Globe)
Two stories on the finances, policy and assumptions behind “natural” food. (The Food Chain, BBC News)
Don’t think “Shark Tank.” This two-wheeling pitch contest is more like a “dolphin tank.” (Boston Globe)
Despite ongoing investigations, state officials allowed Jay Peak Resort to market EB-5 securities. (VPR)
50+ years after an undefeated football season, these former Titans rally for their coach. (Only A Game, NPR)
A former Soviet official escaped political persecution. Now he hopes his family’s green cards will last. (VPR)
Jay Peak Resort’s grand plan to revitalize a region’s economy is now said to be a fraud. (NPR)