Trireme Award

For the festive season we bring you - bah humbug! - the return of the Trireme Award for the "worst terms since I was last chained to the oars". Geeks, sorry, technical reporters, will not be surprised to hear that it goes to Microsoft Windows XP: The Official Magazine which is offering £20 for a quarter-page.

A trireme
Photo © John Illsley of the Trireme Trust

By apt coincidence the Date for the Job award goes to The Wharf, whence payment for a shift in early June had still not docked in mid-November.

But remember, the Freelance is still looking for nominations for good practice by commissioning editors as well... email them now to

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