Some useful links for freelancers and commisioning editors

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Some useful links for freelancers and commissioning editors.

New Zealand links

Freelance market

MED on NZ copyright

Copyright Council of NZ

The Copyright Act

Copyright (New Technologies) Amendment Act

A government review of the implications of digital technology for the Copyright Act 1994 resulted in the Copyright (New Technologies) Amendment Act 2008.

Also, see the chapter on copyright in News Media Law in New Zealand by John Burrows and Ursula Cheer.

See also Make Money Freelance News Writing by Ian McCrone.

International links

National Union of Journalists

NUJ 'rate for the job' website

Periodical Writers Association of Canada

National Writers Union

Australian Copyright Council