Hear the stories behind the business pitches that 60 motorcycle-riding investors will field in a five-day, 10-stop tour of Vermont. (Vermont Public Radio)
625 and counting: This ongoing project with the Sunlight Foundation takes a data-driven approach to building and maintaining a comprehensive inventory of the Trump Family’s conflicts of interest in the White House.
Autonomy is part of the appeal of freelancing. We may or may not work in our pajamas, or from a lawn chair in the backyard. We’re our own bosses. But sometimes, that means bossing yourself around.
“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)