Hi, reporters! There was no TFR last week because I got hit by Hurricane Ida. I haven’t had power for the last nine days so let’s talk about something …
Hi, reporters! It occurred to me recently that I should do something for TFR’s sixth anniversary… which was actually last month, apparently. But six ye…
It’s Olympics time, reporters! You probably heard. I’ve thought about sharing Google Trends Insights on here before, but they haven’t necessarily been …
Hello there, reporters! This is a tool you may already have heard of, maybe outside of a reporting context. It’s only recently that I’ve felt like I’m …
Greetings, reporters! I have an exciting one this week. For me, at least. You may already be familiar with WHOIS, the directory of website registrants.…
Hello, reporters! The SPJ Conference is coming up (in person! in New Orleans!) and I will be sharing 30 tools for freelancers. One of them will be Case…
Hello, reporters! I have a fun one this week. I went to a conference a few months ago that had switched to online, and someone invited me to a thing ca…
Greetings, reporters! If you missed the last TFR, look in your Spam folder. 😔 It was about annotating a live webpage, so if that sounds like your kind…
Welcome to May, reporters! I recently used a tool called Hypothes.is, which allows you to make annotations on live webpages. That’s not a new idea by a…
Hello, reporters! We’ve talked about portfolios in the past, and I definitely know a journalist or two who rely on MuckRack to maintain their clips for…
Hello, reporters! I’ve thought about writing about EXIF data for a while now, but these days it can feel like a little bit of a crapshoot. If you don’t…
Greetings, reporters! I recently came across a site called ExpertAccess, which is basically LexisNexis for freelancers. In fact, it really is LexisNexi…