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How to pitch an article to The Guardian or New York Times
With all the uncertainty and the chaos accompanying the Coronavirus crisis, it is hard to maintain a cool head, much less think about the long-term. But as always, life must go on and the life of a freelancer is certainly not an easy one as it is. The aim of this guide is to give freelancers a clearer picture of about one of the most important aspects of freelance journalism: pitching. Pitching is a much-dreaded word among many freelancers and not for nothing. It takes a lot of effort to build a captivating pitch and even then it might end being rejected. However, rejection is an indispensable part of freelancer life and it is imperative to find a way to write a perfect pitch.
How to syndicate an article
International content syndication is an avenue that often goes unexplored by freelance journalists. Whether it is due to a lack of awareness or a lack of enthusiasm due to the prevalence of various hurdles is debatable. Still, syndication is a gold mine waiting to be explored by freelance journalists. More readership from across the world, a supplementary income and an enhanced reputation from worldwide exposure: it is indeed an enticing prospect. But as many might wonder, what exactly is international content syndication?