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ABQ Downtown SUN (Kelly Tenorio) Anonymous Editing, Page Design (Albuquerque, New Mexico) $690 273
Adevarul Holding Anonymous foreign correspondent in Spain (Spain) 3000 euro 706
AFRICA GEOGRAPHIC thembi mutch photos and article (Tanzania) £361 665
Al Jazeera (Doha) Guy Hedgecoe Santiago train crash 2-way (Madrid) $75 416
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) $150 370
AnOthermag.com Anonymous Two profiles (London) £40 1029
AP Amal Ismail Djibouti Election Pictures (Ethiopia) $500 SETTLED
ARISE NEWS Marc Hofer Kenya Elections (Kenya) $4,500 440
Art+Auction Magazine Ginnette Riquelme Collectors at Home Photos (Mexico City) $1,000 + expenses 393
Avega Luis Alberto Montaje audiovisual y pantallas leds (Enero 2011) 800e 1418
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) £30 380
BBC Wales Iona Craig Embassy closures (Yemen) £50 SETTLED
Beijing Mandarin Jessica Ng Copywriting (Hong Kong) HK$830.50 334
Bell'Italia /Cairo Editore Anonymous Tourism article about Itali (Italy) 450 680
Black Eagle Media/ Africa Geographic Anonymous Journalism & Photography (Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya) $170.49 362
Boom Magazine Anonymous Commissioned freelance article (Australia) AU$230 645
Borneo Magazine Jeffrey Bright Illegal gold mines Indonesia (Indonesia) ??? 581
Boxing Digest Peter Carvill articles (UK) $350 1540
Brownbook Katy Gillett Freelance writing under pseunodym Francesca Kirby (Dubai, UAE) AED5,000 (USD1,360) 803
Canal Blau televisió Cristina Saez 12 tv pieces about cultural issues (Barcelona) 2400 euros 522
CBC (Canada) Kimberly Adams Various coverage of Egypt Protests (Cairo, Egypt) $5190 SETTLED
Chef Magazine Anonymous Travel story (Vancouver) 200 Euros 239
Cirque Magazine David Dennis Feature On Movies In New Orleans (New Orleans) 300 1616
Coastal Life Magazine (Dane Devine) Sandra Phinney lifestyle stories and photographs (Yarmouth, Nova Scotia) $3100 1158
Community Newspaper Holding INC. Paul Guillaume 10 Articles and Photos (Afghanistan) $700 1670
Contralinea Hans-Maximo Photo-reportage about Guatemala Volunteer Firefighters (Guatemala) 3500 MXN (Mexican Pesos) 718
Corriere del Mezzogiorno Ciro Oliviero Corrispondente dalla provincia di Napoli (Provincia di Napoli) € 175 SETTLED
Dazed & Confused Anonymous Citylines brief (Marfa, Texas) £40 3180
Dazed & Confused Magazine Robert Green Dazed & Confused 'Annual' - 2 spreads (London) £500 4696
Deep Vision & Phoenicia International Company Nicolien Translating a TV-show (Beirut) $1100 1711
Diario Avanzada Lily Campos Journalist research of the book: Silverio Cavazos, Murio el Jefe (México) 1,600 dólares 818
Digital First Media Paul Guillaume 3 Articles, 8 Photos (Aleppo, Syria) $1400 244
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 € 347
Edizioni Master Anonymous Enciclopedia dei Migliori anni della nostra vita (Italy) about 1000 euros 439
Efran Films / HD Net Huda Ali Libya (Libya) $5,000 576
El Adelanto Anonymous Redactor Deportes (Zamora) 2600 € 429
El Adelanto de Salamanca Rosana Hernández Nieto Redactora (Salamanca) 37.000 euros 618
El Adelanto de Salamanca David Periodismo deportivo/Sports Journalism (Salamanca) 9000 euros 519
El Economista (México) Alejandro Flores Valencia artículos (México) $36,000 (pesos mexicanos) SETTLED
entertain me ltd Anonymous post production (royal wedding, London) 3000 1620
Esquire Weekend Anonymous Writing a profile (Rockville, MD) $300 376
Europalive martino migli Post-production; Videoediting (Bruxelles-Milan) 5.400€ 691
Facing Change: Documenting America Anonymous Assignments, Expenses, Publication fees (USA) $10,300 559
Football Focus Asia Andy Kho Photography for Standard Chartered EPL Football Malaysia Cup 2013 visit to City Golf KL (City Golf Kuala Lumpur) MYR 500 504
Foreign Policy Paul Wood Dispatch on fighting the Taliban (Afghanistan) $300 1218
FoxNews.com Tony Bullard Portrait of a high school student arrested for graffitti (Houston, Tx) $150 1819
France 3 Margaux Bergey 7 minutes story about the memory of the civil war in Lebanon (Lebanon) 3000 € 461
France 3 Anaïs LLobet typhoon Haiyan - 3 days as a fixer and live on tv (Tacloban, Leyte) 800 euros 322
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 213
Getaway Magazine Anonymous Travel writing (South Africa) R1000 719
Girls' Life Magazine Mridu Khullar Feature article (India) $500 482
Global TV Flavie Halais Fixer for TV crew during Westgate attack (Nairobi, Kenya) $698.77 SETTLED
Haaretz Anonymous photo assignment (Berlin) 300 euros 1169
Haaretz Anonymous photo assignment (Berlin) 300 euros 1169
Hemispheres Anonymous Freelance reporting (United States) $1220 USD SETTLED
Hip Hop Weekly Anonymous 2 page published spread (Jamaica) $500 2143
Hip Hop Weekly Anonymous Spragga Benz photo (Kingston, Jamaica, W.I.) $125 2143
i24 Anaïs LLobet 2 direct TV Skype (Manila, Philippines) more or less 400 euros 402
iAuthors.org Michelle Nguyen Graphic Design (San Francisco, CA) $425 685
Il Giornale della Liguria Anonymous 11 articles (Genova, Italy) Circa 80 € 340
Il Manifesto Massimiliano Sfregola Reporting from Amsterdam (The Netherlands) 100 € 1320
Index on Censorship Mohamed El Dahshan Series of blog posts (Egypt) £300 SETTLED
InfoPhoto Anonymous Reportage and Editorial News (Rome) €200 677
Intereconomia Mario four months reporting from the US (New York) 20.370€ 639
Intereconomía Televisión Anonymous journalist (Madrid, Spain) 6950 euros 506
Kernel Magazine Paul Clarke Photography (London) £500 799
La Gaceta Diego Represa Reporting from Syria (Syria) 60€ 685
La Gaceta (Spain) Carmen Rengel Correspondent in Jerusalem (Jerusalem, West Bank, Gaza) 11.087,9 euros 834
Le Figaro Anonymous Photo (published without authorization) (Beijing, China) €300 345
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 1004
Left.it Sergi Cabeza Article about Libya (Tripoli, Libya) 200 Euros 276
Liberation, France Bruno Stevens Photo assignment, Lebanon war 2006 (Lebanon) 2500 € 2568
Lono Magazine Nicole Froio Op-Ed about Edward Snowden (World) Not expressed 371
Mangaung Studios Nick van der Leek Photography (South Africa) R14000 409
Marie Claire India Matteo Fagotto Interview with Tawakkul Karman (Yemen) 300 € 868
Marie Claire India Matteo Fagotto Ladies of Light (Malawi) 700 € 503
MCOM Sohail Kisat Documentary work (Pakistan) $5,000 918
Medina Media- Spain Alberto Arce Covering the battle for Misrata (Misrata-Lybia) 10.000 € 819
Millennial Youth Anonymous Editorial/Graphic Design (New York, NY) $1507.50 578
Modern Painters / Louise Blouin Media Kyle Chayka Magazine feature (Arizona) $1000 164
Postcards magazine Anonymous Commisisoned assignment (Australia) AUD300 695
Public Media Affairs Group Jacob Simkin Afghan Voices Documentary (Afghanistan) $9,000 1264
Quality Magazine Kathrin Hartmann "Grünes Öl" Comment on Greenwashing (Munich) 850 Euro 1563
Renew magazine Karen Harris 2 articles (New York) $200 704
RFM Anaïs LLobet 8 lives on radio during typhoon Haiyan (Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines) 800 euros 322
Rivista Studio Matilde Gattoni Rivista Studio (Iraq) 800 € 623
Rolling Stone- South Africa Anonymous Feature on Zambian hiphop (Zambia, New York) $683 SETTLED
Scaramagas Michael Editor (Athens) 7.000€ 2119
Science Times China Jes Aznar Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (Philippines) $800 899
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) $800 307
Straffon Images David Steck Sports Photography (Mexico) 13000 (MXN) 852
TCB Media Nick van der Leek Travel story on George (South Africa) R2000 409
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) $400 171
The Express Tribune Riazat Butt How to Do Research in Pakistan (London/Pakistan) £100 SETTLED
The Express Tribune Anonymous Regular Column (Pakistan) $2240 495
The Extra-Northants John Robertson Several local jobs (Kettering, UK) About £200 528
The Intelligent Optimist Scott Yorko Life Is Good (Philadelphia/Boston) $875 SETTLED
The New York Times Anonymous Photo assignment (Ireland) $250 879
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) $350 528
The Social Media Monthly Magazine Anonymous Magazine Content Translation (New York, NY) $500 466
Times Publishing Group Anonymous Freelance article (WA) $230.00 658
Tor Sagen / Raptors and Rockets Gary Bailey Photo shoot and copyright use of bike and tyre test - BMW / Pirrelli (Arctic Circle Raceway - Norway) £200 1020
Transterra Media Juan Herrero / Tik Root footage from Yemen (Yemen) 770 euros SETTLED
Transterra Media Mélinda Trochu Portray of Rahel Zegeye (Beirut) 250 euros 379
USA Today Sports Media Anonymous On-site video edit (Chicago) $720 SETTLED
VAV Luis Alberto Operador de camara (Mayo 2013) 2500 € 498
Verge Magazine Canada Terry Sebastian Photography for 2010 "Go Global" event (Toronto, Ontario Canada) $500 1469
Vero Anonymous Column about savings (Italy) 2.635 € 656
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) $500 684
Vreme (Serbia) Matteo Fagotto Magnet za ekstremne islamiste (Yemen) 100 € 817
Warp Magazine / Sentido Común Rodrigo Del Campo Post Production (Mexico City) $8,000 1070
Wend Magazine Valentí Zapater A Kingdom for a barrel (Yasuni National Park, Orellana, Ecuador) 492,42 € 922
Yasmin Al Tellawi Nader Daoud Fixer/Translator (Amman/Jordan) 3000$ 188
Young Business Leaders (online magazine) MIriam Mannak Editing (1,5 months) (South Africa) R39.000 (3796 dollars) 582
Z Magazine Anonymous Review (Germany) $300 1408
Zoom 95 95.5. FM Hermosillo Sonora México Alejandro Pacheco Corresponsalía, Reportes y redacción de noticias (México) 6000 Pesos mexicanos 426

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