You don’t have to be a big name journalist to make money from writing news. You can make a good sideline income by writing short new stories. You can make money by selling ideas for news stories, which is known as being a ‘news stringer’. You could even make quite a big lump sum from what is known as a scoop!
Celebrity gossip is now not taken as a news item that can be relegated to the inner pages like a footnote. The term ‘Page 3′ came into vogue to respect and recognize the readers’ growing interest in celeb gossip magazines and tabloids. With the coming of web portals and online entertainment news websites, you could safely that yellow journalism has turned a new leaf. Paparazzi scoops could now be made available to the reader in real-time updates. The coming of the internet has also made information accessible to all corners of the world.
A major industry in the US is the magazine business. Just take a look at your news stand and see how many magazines are available. You can get a magazine in every conceivable category and about everything and anything. And they sell too. Magazines turn over at a fantastic rate. We just love them. We all have a hobby or an area of interest and there is always a magazine to cater for it. You can grab one as you pass your news stand or at the supermarket while you are shopping. Most of them are printed periodically, usually monthly or weekly although some vary, and when the new issue is out you will see the adds for it. However, so as not to miss a copy, many people subscribe to their favorite and it is delivered to their home every month or week. A magazine subscription is generally for one year or twelve issues or weekly which is fifty two issues and you can get a substantial discount by paying for them all up front.