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Can I ask to work from home?

Dear Ed,

I commute about an hour-and-a-half to my magazine’s office every day, and my crappy per-day rate is barely enough to cover my expensive commuting costs. So much of my job (researching, writing and social networking stuff) can be …

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Can editors just rewrite my stories?

Dear Ed,

I discovered that an assistant editor rewrote a 300-word article
that I’d researched and written for the alumni magazine I intern for. Nothing is directly taken from my article besides factual information. She basically trimmed it down and …

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