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ABQ Downtown SUN (Kelly Tenorio) Anonymous Editing, Page Design (Albuquerque, New Mexico) $690 288
Adevarul Holding Anonymous foreign correspondent in Spain (Spain) 3000 euro 721
AFRICA GEOGRAPHIC thembi mutch photos and article (Tanzania) £361 680
Al Jazeera (Doha) Guy Hedgecoe Santiago train crash 2-way (Madrid) $75 431
Al Jazeera (Doha) Max Siegelbaum Four features for the AJE Website (Cairo, Egypt) $1400 SETTLED
Aljazeera America Anonymous Psychological effects of drone strikes (DC/Yemen) $150 385
AnOthermag.com Anonymous Two profiles (London) £40 1044
AP Amal Ismail Djibouti Election Pictures (Ethiopia) $500 SETTLED
ARISE NEWS Marc Hofer Kenya Elections (Kenya) $4,500 455
Art+Auction Magazine Ginnette Riquelme Collectors at Home Photos (Mexico City) $1,000 + expenses 408
Avega Luis Alberto Montaje audiovisual y pantallas leds (Enero 2011) 800e 1433
BBC - World Have Your Say Josh Wood Radio panel on instability in Lebanon (Beirut) £50 SETTLED
BBC Radio 4 Brad Secker 2 way about bombings in Reyhanli, Turkey (Thailand) £30 395
BBC Wales Iona Craig Embassy closures (Yemen) £50 SETTLED
Beijing Mandarin Jessica Ng Copywriting (Hong Kong) HK$830.50 349
Bell'Italia /Cairo Editore Anonymous Tourism article about Itali (Italy) 450 695
Black Eagle Media/ Africa Geographic Anonymous Journalism & Photography (Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya) $170.49 377
Boom Magazine Anonymous Commissioned freelance article (Australia) AU$230 660
Borneo Magazine Jeffrey Bright Illegal gold mines Indonesia (Indonesia) ??? 596
Boxing Digest Peter Carvill articles (UK) $350 1555
Brownbook Katy Gillett Freelance writing under pseunodym Francesca Kirby (Dubai, UAE) AED5,000 (USD1,360) 818
Canal Blau televisió Cristina Saez 12 tv pieces about cultural issues (Barcelona) 2400 euros 537
CBC (Canada) Kimberly Adams Various coverage of Egypt Protests (Cairo, Egypt) $5190 SETTLED
Chef Magazine Anonymous Travel story (Vancouver) 200 Euros 254
Cirque Magazine David Dennis Feature On Movies In New Orleans (New Orleans) 300 1631
Coastal Life Magazine (Dane Devine) Sandra Phinney lifestyle stories and photographs (Yarmouth, Nova Scotia) $3100 1173
Community Newspaper Holding INC. Paul Guillaume 10 Articles and Photos (Afghanistan) $700 1685
Contralinea Hans-Maximo Photo-reportage about Guatemala Volunteer Firefighters (Guatemala) 3500 MXN (Mexican Pesos) 733
Corriere del Mezzogiorno Ciro Oliviero Corrispondente dalla provincia di Napoli (Provincia di Napoli) € 175 SETTLED
Dazed & Confused Anonymous Citylines brief (Marfa, Texas) £40 3195
Dazed & Confused Magazine Robert Green Dazed & Confused 'Annual' - 2 spreads (London) £500 4711
Deep Vision & Phoenicia International Company Nicolien Translating a TV-show (Beirut) $1100 1726
Diario Avanzada Lily Campos Journalist research of the book: Silverio Cavazos, Murio el Jefe (México) 1,600 dólares 833
Digital First Media Paul Guillaume 3 Articles, 8 Photos (Aleppo, Syria) $1400 259
Diversity MBA magazine Herbert A. Sample Story on fed 8(a) program/LGBT (Berkeley, CA) $500 SETTLED
Doolfee Media Jose Julian Martin Artículos para doolfee.es (Madrid) 1.700 € 362
Edizioni Master Anonymous Enciclopedia dei Migliori anni della nostra vita (Italy) about 1000 euros 454
Efran Films / HD Net Huda Ali Libya (Libya) $5,000 591
El Adelanto Anonymous Redactor Deportes (Zamora) 2600 € 444
El Adelanto de Salamanca Rosana Hernández Nieto Redactora (Salamanca) 37.000 euros 633
El Adelanto de Salamanca David Periodismo deportivo/Sports Journalism (Salamanca) 9000 euros 534
El Economista (México) Alejandro Flores Valencia artículos (México) $36,000 (pesos mexicanos) SETTLED
entertain me ltd Anonymous post production (royal wedding, London) 3000 1635
Esquire Weekend Anonymous Writing a profile (Rockville, MD) $300 391
Europalive martino migli Post-production; Videoediting (Bruxelles-Milan) 5.400€ 706
Facing Change: Documenting America Anonymous Assignments, Expenses, Publication fees (USA) $10,300 574
Football Focus Asia Andy Kho Photography for Standard Chartered EPL Football Malaysia Cup 2013 visit to City Golf KL (City Golf Kuala Lumpur) MYR 500 519
Foreign Policy Paul Wood Dispatch on fighting the Taliban (Afghanistan) $300 1233
FoxNews.com Tony Bullard Portrait of a high school student arrested for graffitti (Houston, Tx) $150 1834
France 3 Margaux Bergey 7 minutes story about the memory of the civil war in Lebanon (Lebanon) 3000 € 476
France 3 Anaïs LLobet typhoon Haiyan - 3 days as a fixer and live on tv (Tacloban, Leyte) 800 euros 337
Future Space Magazine Lucy Jordan Two features: one on Art Park Inhotim, in Brazil, and the other on Paraty and Ilha Grande, in Brazil (Brazil) 400 gbp 228
Getaway Magazine Anonymous Travel writing (South Africa) R1000 734
Girls' Life Magazine Mridu Khullar Feature article (India) $500 497
Global TV Flavie Halais Fixer for TV crew during Westgate attack (Nairobi, Kenya) $698.77 SETTLED
Haaretz Anonymous photo assignment (Berlin) 300 euros 1184
Haaretz Anonymous photo assignment (Berlin) 300 euros 1184
Hemispheres Anonymous Freelance reporting (United States) $1220 USD SETTLED
Hip Hop Weekly Anonymous 2 page published spread (Jamaica) $500 2158
Hip Hop Weekly Anonymous Spragga Benz photo (Kingston, Jamaica, W.I.) $125 2158
i24 Anaïs LLobet 2 direct TV Skype (Manila, Philippines) more or less 400 euros 417
iAuthors.org Michelle Nguyen Graphic Design (San Francisco, CA) $425 700
Il Giornale della Liguria Anonymous 11 articles (Genova, Italy) Circa 80 € 355
Il Manifesto Massimiliano Sfregola Reporting from Amsterdam (The Netherlands) 100 € 1335
Index on Censorship Mohamed El Dahshan Series of blog posts (Egypt) £300 SETTLED
InfoPhoto Anonymous Reportage and Editorial News (Rome) €200 692
Intereconomia Mario four months reporting from the US (New York) 20.370€ 654
Intereconomía Televisión Anonymous journalist (Madrid, Spain) 6950 euros 521
Kernel Magazine Paul Clarke Photography (London) £500 814
La Gaceta Diego Represa Reporting from Syria (Syria) 60€ 700
La Gaceta (Spain) Carmen Rengel Correspondent in Jerusalem (Jerusalem, West Bank, Gaza) 11.087,9 euros 849
Le Figaro Anonymous Photo (published without authorization) (Beijing, China) €300 360
Le Monde Hans-Maximo Musielik 05.December 2013. First Page Print Le Monde 21424 and International section Les Mexicains du Michoacan partent en guerre contre les « narcos » (Michoacán, Mexico) 521 EUROS SETTLED
Le Point France Anonymous Protests Cairo (Cairo) £100 1019
Left.it Sergi Cabeza Article about Libya (Tripoli, Libya) 200 Euros 291
Liberation, France Bruno Stevens Photo assignment, Lebanon war 2006 (Lebanon) 2500 € 2583
Lono Magazine Nicole Froio Op-Ed about Edward Snowden (World) Not expressed 386
Mangaung Studios Nick van der Leek Photography (South Africa) R14000 424
Marie Claire India Matteo Fagotto Interview with Tawakkul Karman (Yemen) 300 € 883
Marie Claire India Matteo Fagotto Ladies of Light (Malawi) 700 € 518
MCOM Sohail Kisat Documentary work (Pakistan) $5,000 933
Medina Media- Spain Alberto Arce Covering the battle for Misrata (Misrata-Lybia) 10.000 € 834
Millennial Youth Anonymous Editorial/Graphic Design (New York, NY) $1507.50 593
Modern Painters / Louise Blouin Media Kyle Chayka Magazine feature (Arizona) $1000 179
Postcards magazine Anonymous Commisisoned assignment (Australia) AUD300 710
Public Media Affairs Group Jacob Simkin Afghan Voices Documentary (Afghanistan) $9,000 1279
Quality Magazine Kathrin Hartmann "Grünes Öl" Comment on Greenwashing (Munich) 850 Euro 1578
Renew magazine Karen Harris 2 articles (New York) $200 719
RFM Anaïs LLobet 8 lives on radio during typhoon Haiyan (Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines) 800 euros 337
Rivista Studio Matilde Gattoni Rivista Studio (Iraq) 800 € 638
Rolling Stone- South Africa Anonymous Feature on Zambian hiphop (Zambia, New York) $683 SETTLED
Scaramagas Michael Editor (Athens) 7.000€ 2134
Science Times China Jes Aznar Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (Philippines) $800 914
Sky News Iona Craig Six two-way TV interviews on Yemen security allert (Sana'a, Yemen) £ 575 SETTLED
SPIN Magazine Paddy Johnson Consulting and editing (New York) $800 322
Straffon Images David Steck Sports Photography (Mexico) 13000 (MXN) 867
TCB Media Nick van der Leek Travel story on George (South Africa) R2000 424
Technikart Clarence Edgard-Rosa Freelance writing (France) 439,31€ SETTLED
The Daily Beast Nadine Marroushi news feature (Egypt) $300 SETTLED
The Daily Beast Jonathan Krohn "AL JAZEERA JOURNO ABDULLAH EL-SHAMY GOES ON HUNGER STRIKE IN EGYPTIAN JAIL" (Cairo, Egypt) $400 186
The Express Tribune Riazat Butt How to Do Research in Pakistan (London/Pakistan) £100 SETTLED
The Express Tribune Anonymous Regular Column (Pakistan) $2240 510
The Extra-Northants John Robertson Several local jobs (Kettering, UK) About £200 543
The Intelligent Optimist Scott Yorko Life Is Good (Philadelphia/Boston) $875 SETTLED
The New York Times Anonymous Photo assignment (Ireland) $250 894
The Scotsman Miles Amoore Indian Embassy bombing in Kabul (Afghanistan) £150 SETTLED
The Shadow League Anonymous Interview & Feature On Pop Culture/Street Culture (New York) $350 543
The Social Media Monthly Magazine Anonymous Magazine Content Translation (New York, NY) $500 481
Times Publishing Group Anonymous Freelance article (WA) $230.00 673
Tor Sagen / Raptors and Rockets Gary Bailey Photo shoot and copyright use of bike and tyre test - BMW / Pirrelli (Arctic Circle Raceway - Norway) £200 1035
Transterra Media Juan Herrero / Tik Root footage from Yemen (Yemen) 770 euros SETTLED
Transterra Media Mélinda Trochu Portray of Rahel Zegeye (Beirut) 250 euros 394
USA Today Sports Media Anonymous On-site video edit (Chicago) $720 SETTLED
VAV Luis Alberto Operador de camara (Mayo 2013) 2500 € 513
Verge Magazine Canada Terry Sebastian Photography for 2010 "Go Global" event (Toronto, Ontario Canada) $500 1484
Vero Anonymous Column about savings (Italy) 2.635 € 671
Vice Glen Johnson Syria (Syria) $600 SETTLED
Vice News No. Three commissioned print stories with high-profile interviews (U.S. South) $810 SETTLED
Vocativ Anonymous Motorcycle Taxi Riders (Liberia) $500 699
Vreme (Serbia) Matteo Fagotto Magnet za ekstremne islamiste (Yemen) 100 € 832
Warp Magazine / Sentido Común Rodrigo Del Campo Post Production (Mexico City) $8,000 1085
Wend Magazine Valentí Zapater A Kingdom for a barrel (Yasuni National Park, Orellana, Ecuador) 492,42 € 937
Yasmin Al Tellawi Nader Daoud Fixer/Translator (Amman/Jordan) 3000$ 203
Young Business Leaders (online magazine) MIriam Mannak Editing (1,5 months) (South Africa) R39.000 (3796 dollars) 597
Z Magazine Anonymous Review (Germany) $300 1423
Zoom 95 95.5. FM Hermosillo Sonora México Alejandro Pacheco Corresponsalía, Reportes y redacción de noticias (México) 6000 Pesos mexicanos 441

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