Archive for March 18th, 2007

How to get an op-ed piece published

18 March 2007

A familiar complaint of editors is that there are very few publishable women writers not counting the usual suspects. To meet the shortfall, author Catherine Orenstein conducts a seminar on how to get an op-ed piece published.

“It’s a teachable form,” says Orenstein. “It’s not like writing Hemingway. You show people the basics of a good argument, what constitutes good evidence, what’s a news hook, what’s the etiquette of a pitch.”

Read the full story here: Stop the presses, Boys! Women claim space on op-ed pages

Jerry Seinfeld on tabloids

18 March 2007

“People who read the tabloids deserve to be lied to.”

Jerry Seinfeld 

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