Our compatriots over at FishbowlLA have been diving deep into freelancers’ struggles to get paid by Here Media’s publications. The latest post involves writer and translator Jeffrey Essman and Here Media’s New York affiliate Alyson Books:
Since posting a few days ago about the incredibly hard time we were having getting Advocate parent company Here Media to cough up 175 bucks they owe us for freelance work, we’ve gotten letters from multiple people telling us their similar nightmare experiences with the company. The latest comes from freelance writer/translator Jeffrey Essmann, and oh is it bad.
Read Essman’s tale of woe, restaurants, and small-claims court over at FishbowlLA.