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Presidential Conflicts of Interest

1144 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.

Donning the Boss Hat

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.

You Can, Sometimes, Get What You Want

“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.

Freelancing Through Upheaval

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.